Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Maryland

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Maryland went up slightly in the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have climbed up by 13 percent. At the same time, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

In Maryland, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the past two weeks as 300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 13 percent. Syspeace blocked 640 brute-force attacks in Maryland.

Michigan and Ohio have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 790 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Michigan has witnessed a growth of 14 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Ohio, the amount has climbed up by 11 percent to 56 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 45 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 420,000.

The evidence is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.