Slight Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Illinois Registered

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Illinois have went up slightly through the last fortnight. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 17 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly throughout the previous 14 days in Illinois as 380 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 17 percent. That means 2,600 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

Rhode Island and Utah have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 140 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Rhode Island has witnessed a surge of 21 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Utah, the number has grown by 16 percent to 920 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall, but Illinois sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 4.4 percent in the USA during the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 980 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

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

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

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.