Oregon Sees 34 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks
In Oregon, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly through the past two weeks in comparison with the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 34 percent in the 14 days prior, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a slight contraction of 11 percent in the whole USA.
In Oregon, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably in the course of the 14 days prior as 530 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 34 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Oregon was 5,100.
For a comparison, there has been a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in Arkansas and Maryland. With 4,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Arkansas has recorded an increase of 36 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Maryland, the amount has gone up by 24 percent to 940 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.
Oregon is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. There have been 11 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has remained unchanged. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 750,000.
The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.
An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.
To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.