5.8 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Maryland

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The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Maryland went up slightly through the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 5.8 percent. In contrast, there was a slight decline of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maryland throughout the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 5.8 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Maryland was 11,000.

There has been, for comparison, an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Georgia and Washington. With 350 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Georgia has witnessed a growth of 9.4 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Washington, the amount has shot up by 5.6 percent to 4,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Maryland is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 3.2 percent in the USA in the course of the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects 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 exceptional customer support.

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