Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ohio

In Ohio, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased in the 14 days prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 6.2 percent. However, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period in Ohio as 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 6.2 percent. Syspeace blocked 330 automated hacking attempts in Ohio.

For a comparison, there has been an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Indiana and Oregon. With 450 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Indiana has recorded an increase of 19 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Oregon, the number has climbed up by 16 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 11 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.