In the USA, Indiana Witnesses unprecedented Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the last fortnight, the number of automated hacking attempts in Indiana soared compared to the last fortnight. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 4,200 percent. Such growth in brute-force attacks on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the USA. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 26 percent.

In Indiana, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the course of the 14 days prior as 7,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts escalated by 4,200 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Indiana was 12,000. In the state\’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

By way of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Iowa and Delaware. With 1,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Iowa has witnessed a growth of 250 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Delaware, the amount has grown by 250 percent to 310 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Indiana is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the USA. There have been 26 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the two weeks prior compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The evidence is released 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 automated hacking attempts 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.