Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Ohio

Throughout the past two weeks, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ohio increased noticeably compared to the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 54 percent. There was a great increase of 27 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the last fortnight in Ohio as 92 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 54 percent. Syspeace blocked 460 automated hacking attempts in Ohio.

Maryland and New York have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 3,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Maryland has seen a growth of 56 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In New York, the sum total has increased by 43 percent to 340 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Ohio is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 27 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the course of the past two weeks compared to the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 4.2 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.