8.2 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Indiana

In Indiana, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased during the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. According to evidence from syspeaces, there was a rise of 8.2 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a slight growth of 5 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Indiana throughout the previous 14-day period. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 8.2 percent. That means 210 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Indiana in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, Texas and Mississippi have been under increased attacks. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Texas has witnessed an increase of 9.3 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Mississippi, the number has grown by 6.2 percent to 77 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In other words, Indiana is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 5 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the previous 14 days in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has risen by 67 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 730,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.