Illinois Witnesses a Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

During the past two weeks, Illinois has recorded how the amount of automated hacking attempts has increased. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 8.1 percent through the past two weeks, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a slight contraction of 16 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 120 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Illinois during the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 8.1 percent. That means 580 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Arizona and Arkansas. With 230 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Arizona has seen an increase of 12 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Arkansas, the sum total has shot up by 6.4 percent to 3,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall, but Illinois sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. By now, this year there have been 910 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 44 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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