Ohio in the USA Records Second Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks

Throughout the previous 14-day period, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ohio increased significantly compared to the 14 days prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 110 percent. That’s the second largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. At the same time, there was a big fall of 23 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 150 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ohio in the course of the previous 14 days. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 110 percent. Syspeace blocked 830 brute-force attacks in Ohio.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Nevada and Rhode Island. With 78 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Nevada has recorded a growth of 150 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Rhode Island, the number has risen by 25 percent to 200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall, but Ohio sees the opposite. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 23 percent in the USA during the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 880,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.