Connecticut Witnesses a Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

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Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Connecticut have went up slightly in the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 15 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Connecticut, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly throughout the last fortnight as 2,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 15 percent. Syspeace blocked 24,000 brute-force attacks in Connecticut.

Colorado and District of Columbia have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Colorado has recorded an escalation of 31 percent compared to the past two weeks. In District of Columbia, the amount has risen by 14 percent to 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been unchanged, but, as said, Connecticut has growing troubles. So far, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 55 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

An brute-force attack 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 correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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