45 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Oregon

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Oregon has increased noticeably during the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 45 percent through the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 15 percent.

Syspeace logged 390 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Oregon during the previous 14-day period. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 45 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Oregon was 3,600.

Maryland and Michigan have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 750 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Maryland has recorded a rise of 48 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Michigan, the number has shot up by 45 percent to 690 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Oregon is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 15 percent more brute-force attacks than through the two weeks prior in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 4.6 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 770,000.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.