Ohio Records 130 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ohio surged in the course of the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 130 percent. There was a noticeable growth of 54 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ohio through the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 130 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Ohio was 480.

For a comparison, District of Columbia and Utah have been under increased attacks. With 1,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, District of Columbia has seen a rise of 140 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Utah, the number has climbed up by 110 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Ohio is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence is collected by 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 businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

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