Illinois Witnesses 16 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Illinois increased slightly through the last fortnight. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 16 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a noticeable growth of 52 percent in the whole USA.

In Illinois, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly in the two weeks prior as 73 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 16 percent. That means 580 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, North Carolina and Arizona have been under increased attacks. With 460 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, North Carolina has seen a surge of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Arizona, the sum total has climbed up by 11 percent to 340 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Illinois is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 52 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has grown by 1.3 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The information is provided 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 data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.