Connecticut Records 33 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Connecticut went up throughout the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 33 percent through the last fortnight, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a great increase of 26 percent in the whole USA.

In Connecticut, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly during the previous 14 days as 10,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks built up by 33 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Connecticut was 19,000. In the state\’s measured history, this is the 11th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For the purpose of comparison, brute-force attacks in Texas and Illinois have gone up. With 490 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Texas has seen a climb of 34 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Illinois, the sum total has risen by 22 percent to 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the USA. In other words, Connecticut is not alone with the problem. There have been 26 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the course of the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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