Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Massachusetts

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Massachusetts increased noticeably throughout the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 30 percent in the last fortnight, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 320 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Massachusetts in the course of the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 30 percent. That means 1,100 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Massachusetts in the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, there has been an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Nebraska and Arizona. With 73 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Nebraska has recorded an escalation of 45 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Arizona, the number has grown by 29 percent to 210 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost the same, but, as said, Massachusetts has increasing difficulties. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 45 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 420,000.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.