18 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ohio

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The report doesn’t lie — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ohio has increased in the course of the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 18 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the USA, there was a noticeable growth of 24 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew in the previous 14-day period in Ohio as 76 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 18 percent. That means 380 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Ohio throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Nebraska and New Jersey have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 25 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Nebraska has seen an escalation of 20 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In New Jersey, the sum total has shot up by 16 percent to 3,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Ohio is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 24 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 34 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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