72 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Massachusetts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Massachusetts went up through the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 72 percent. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

In Massachusetts, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up through the previous 14-day period as 550 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 72 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,200 automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts. In the state’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in Alabama and Pennsylvania have climbed up. With 9,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Alabama has seen an increase of 72 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Pennsylvania, the sum total has gone up by 44 percent to 160 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have shown a noticeable growth, so Massachusetts is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on syspeaces have grown by 54 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 2,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 51 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence comes from syspeaces 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 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 checked to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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