Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Indiana

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In the 14 days prior, Indiana has recorded how the number of automated hacking attempts has increased noticeably. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 32 percent. However, there was a big drop of 39 percent in the whole USA.

In Indiana, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period as 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 32 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Indiana was 220.

There has been, by means of a comparison, an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Mississippi and Kentucky. With 150 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Mississippi has witnessed a climb of 98 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Kentucky, the amount has gone up by 32 percent to 510 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Indiana sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 39 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 2.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 900,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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