Second Greatest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks in the USA in Minnesota

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Minnesota soared in the course of the two weeks prior. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 390 percent in brute-force attacks per server. That’s the second biggest increase of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. In contrast, there was a slight decrease of 4 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers skyrocketed during the 14 days prior in Minnesota as 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 390 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Minnesota was 430. In a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Nebraska and Iowa. With 590 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Nebraska has recorded an escalation of 510 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Iowa, the sum total has risen by 140 percent to 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction all around the USA. That is to say, Minnesota is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 4 percent in the USA through the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 940 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 360,000.

The information is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 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 in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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