4.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Indiana

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Indiana have grew in the course of the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have increased by 4.4 percent in the course of the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 11 percent.

In Indiana, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly during the 14 days prior as 470 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased by 4.4 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Indiana was 550. It is the 14th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

In comparison, Arizona and Rhode Island have been under increased attacks. With 500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Arizona has seen a growth of 9 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Rhode Island, the number has risen by 7.1 percent to 130 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so Indiana is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 11 percent in the USA during the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 7.5 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The data is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies 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 carefully. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

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

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.