Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Minnesota

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Minnesota increased during the previous 14-day period. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 5.3 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the last fortnight in Minnesota as 40 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 5.3 percent. Syspeace blocked 69 brute-force attacks in Minnesota.

For the sake of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Alabama and District of Columbia have risen. With 1,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Alabama has seen a climb of 6.2 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In District of Columbia, the sum total has increased by 2.1 percent to 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 45 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 420,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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