Maryland Records 13 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

During the previous 14-day period, Maryland has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has grew. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have climbed up by 13 percent. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 26 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly in the course of the last fortnight in Maryland as 790 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 13 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Maryland was 1,000.

For a comparison, brute-force attacks in New York and Georgia have increased. With 2,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, New York has recorded an increase of 18 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Georgia, the sum total has gone up by 13 percent to 240 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Maryland is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 26 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.