Illinois Records No Significant Change in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Illinois has remained the same through the last fortnight. According to data from Syspeace-secured servers, the sum total of brute-force attacks stayed the same. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 3.1 percent.

Syspeace logged 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Illinois throughout the 14 days prior. That’s on the same level as the last fortnight. That means 760 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

Iowa and Nebraska have witnessed no significant changes in automated hacking attempts through the last fortnight. There have been 820 of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in Iowa in the course of the past two weeks. In Nebraska the amount is 72.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has decreased by 43 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 510,000.

The statistics is released from 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 brute-force attacks 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 eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.