Indiana Witnesses 18 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the previous 14-day period, the number of brute-force attacks in Indiana increased compared to the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have risen by 18 percent in the two weeks prior, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 11 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the previous 14 days in Indiana as 590 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 18 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Indiana was 590. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 11th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For comparison, automated hacking attempts in Washington and Maine have risen. With 6,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Washington has recorded a rise of 24 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Maine, the amount has climbed up by 12 percent to 260 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight contraction, but Indiana sees the opposite. There have been 11 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the previous 14 days compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has showed no change. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 750,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.