Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Indiana

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Indiana increased in the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 19 percent throughout the two weeks prior, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was no change in the amount of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 450 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Indiana in the course of the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 19 percent. Syspeace blocked 620 brute-force attacks in Indiana. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By means of a comparison, Nebraska and Oregon have been under increased attacks. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Nebraska has seen a growth of 20 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Oregon, the amount has increased by 16 percent to 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has diminished by 11 percent. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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