Maine Aghast by Second Greatest Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA
In Maine, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers skyrocketed through the two weeks prior compared to the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have increased by 180 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the USA, that’s the second largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 53 percent in the whole USA.
Syspeace recorded 380 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Maine during the previous 14 days. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 180 percent. That means 380 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Maine in the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.
Ohio and South Carolina have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 260 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Ohio has seen an increase of 290 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In South Carolina, the sum total has risen by 120 percent to 240 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.
Maine is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 53 percent less automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14-day period in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 890 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has risen by 3.6 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 410,000.
The statistics source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.
To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.