Indiana Witnesses 82 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Indiana have shot up during the two weeks prior. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 82 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 8.2 percent.

In Indiana, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace soared throughout the two weeks prior as 380 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 82 percent. Syspeace blocked 440 automated hacking attempts in Indiana. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 15th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Maryland and Georgia. With 2,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Maryland has witnessed a surge of 84 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Georgia, the amount has climbed up by 74 percent to 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so Indiana is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 8.2 percent more brute-force attacks than in the previous 14 days in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information originates 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 detect and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.