Connecticut Records 9.4 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The data is out — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Connecticut has grew during the two weeks prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 9.4 percent. However, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 7,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Connecticut in the course of the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 9.4 percent. That means 15,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Connecticut in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

New York and Tennessee have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 2,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, New York has seen an escalation of 9.7 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Tennessee, the amount has shot up by 5.6 percent to 470 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 52 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 320,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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