Ohio Records 35 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Throughout the two weeks prior, Ohio has seen how the sum total of brute-force attacks has built up. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 35 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 4 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the course of the past two weeks in Ohio as 58 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 35 percent. Syspeace blocked 280 brute-force attacks in Ohio.

Kentucky and Georgia have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Kentucky has recorded an increase of 44 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Georgia, the amount has shot up by 23 percent to 440 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 Ohio sees the opposite. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 4 percent in the USA in the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 940 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 360,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information comes from 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 businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.