110 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Oregon

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Oregon have surged in the 14 days prior. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 110 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

In Oregon, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased significantly during the last fortnight as 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts surged by 110 percent. That means 2,500 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Oregon in the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

South Carolina and Ohio have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, South Carolina has seen an increase of 190 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Ohio, the number has increased by 110 percent to 92 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Oregon is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has shot up by 5.1 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 710,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data source is 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 firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.