9.9 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Ohio

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Ohio increased slightly through the 14 days prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 9.9 percent. At the same time, there was a big fall of 24 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 58 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Ohio through the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 9.9 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Ohio was 240.

For comparison, automated hacking attempts in Indiana and New Jersey have risen. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Indiana has seen a surge of 10 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In New Jersey, the number has risen by 6.2 percent to 2,600 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall all around the USA. Simply put, Ohio is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have dropped by 24 percent in the USA through the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 21 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 670,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers meticulously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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