110 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Ohio

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ohio have skyrocketed in the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 110 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight increase of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

In Ohio, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased significantly through the previous 14-day period as 92 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks soared by 110 percent. That means 470 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Ohio in the course of the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

Oregon and Massachusetts have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Oregon has witnessed an escalation of 110 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Massachusetts, the amount has grown by 110 percent to 580 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Ohio is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 5.3 percent in the USA through the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has gone up by 5.1 percent. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The statistics comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 correct one.

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