Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Connecticut

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Connecticut built up throughout the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 48 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 14 percent.

In Connecticut, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly during the past two weeks as 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 48 percent. That means 13,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Connecticut through the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, in comparison, a surge of the number of brute-force attacks in Iowa and Nevada. With 1,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Iowa has seen a rise of 62 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Nevada, the sum total has increased by 45 percent to 45 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. Simply put, Connecticut is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks than in the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 780,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global syspeaces conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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