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

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Minnesota have increased extremely in the course of the last fortnight. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 210 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the second biggest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. There was a big increase of 32 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 670 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Minnesota in the course of the previous 14 days. In other words, the automated hacking attempts shot up by 210 percent. That means 1,800 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Minnesota in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 2nd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and New York have shot up. With 9,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Connecticut has witnessed a growth of 220 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New York, the amount has gone up by 96 percent to 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation, so Minnesota is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 32 percent more automated hacking attempts than throughout the last fortnight in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 53 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 490,000.

The data originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, 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 trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.