Oregon Sees a Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Oregon, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 10 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 18 percent.

Syspeace registered 180 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Oregon during the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 10 percent. That means 1,300 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Oregon in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

Florida and Pennsylvania have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 1,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Florida has seen an escalation of 12 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Pennsylvania, the number has risen by 5 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so Oregon is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have gone up by 18 percent in the USA during the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.