Oregon Sees 50 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

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Throughout the previous 14-day period, the number of automated hacking attempts in Oregon went up compared to the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have risen by 50 percent through the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 24 percent.

Syspeace recorded 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Oregon through the past two weeks. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up by 50 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Oregon was 6,900. It is the 7th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

Georgia and District of Columbia have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 220 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Georgia has witnessed a rise of 52 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In District of Columbia, the amount has risen by 49 percent to 4,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Oregon is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 24 percent in the USA throughout the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has grown by 34 percent. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

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

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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