Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Connecticut

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The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Connecticut went up through the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have grown by 61 percent in the past two weeks, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a slight growth of 19 percent.

In Connecticut, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably throughout the past two weeks as 55,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 61 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Connecticut was 430,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Nebraska and Florida have risen. With 670 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Nebraska has recorded a surge of 70 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Florida, the amount has risen by 27 percent to 3,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Connecticut is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. There have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the past two weeks compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 4,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has grown by 11 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 2,100,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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


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