Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Maryland

In Maryland, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up throughout the 14 days prior in comparison with the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 48 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 18 percent.

In Maryland, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days as 790 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 48 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,000 brute-force attacks in Maryland.

Arizona and Connecticut have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Arizona has seen a surge of 48 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Connecticut, the amount has shot up by 48 percent to 6,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Maryland is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 18 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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