Maryland in the USA Sees Second Greatest Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

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The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Maryland shot up throughout the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 240 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that’s the second biggest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. There was a big increase of 54 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 1,300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maryland in the two weeks prior. That means the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 240 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Maryland was 11,000.

For a comparison, there has been a growth of the amount of brute-force attacks in Pennsylvania and Kentucky. With 3,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Pennsylvania has witnessed an increase of 330 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Kentucky, the number has climbed up by 240 percent to 880 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Maryland is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have grown by 54 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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

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