Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Ohio

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Ohio went up in the last fortnight. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 39 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was a slight contraction of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

In Ohio, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the last fortnight as 43 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 39 percent. That means 200 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Ohio during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Texas and New York have shot up. With 680 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Texas has recorded a growth of 40 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In New York, the number has climbed up by 24 percent to 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Ohio is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 4.4 percent less brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 980 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.