In the USA, Minnesota Witnesses Third Biggest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts

In Minnesota, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers built up in the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 41 percent. That’s the third greatest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. In contrast, there was a big fall of 32 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably through the 14 days prior in Minnesota as 56 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 41 percent. That means 100 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Minnesota through the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 12th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

By means of a comparison, Maryland and Georgia have been under increased attacks. With 530 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Maryland has seen an increase of 78 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Georgia, the number has shot up by 36 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Minnesota is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. In the last weeks, there have been 32 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 680 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 47 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 280,000.

The evidence is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.