Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ohio

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Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ohio have increased noticeably in the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 38 percent. There was an escalation of 54 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up during the two weeks prior in Ohio as 160 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 38 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Ohio was 980.

By means of a comparison, there has been an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Pennsylvania and Utah. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Pennsylvania has witnessed a rise of 44 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Utah, the sum total has increased by 34 percent to 12,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase, so Ohio is not alone with the problem. There have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the 14 days prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. During the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has increased by 51 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,200,000.

The statistics source is syspeaces globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 the world leader on the topic.

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

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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