Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Oregon

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Oregon went up slightly throughout the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 17 percent. However, there was a big drop of 22 percent in the whole USA.

In Oregon, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly throughout the last fortnight as 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts grew by 17 percent. Syspeace blocked 19,000 automated hacking attempts in Oregon. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

South Carolina and Mississippi have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 60 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, South Carolina has witnessed a growth of 17 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Mississippi, the sum total has gone up by 11 percent to 380 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease, but Oregon sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 22 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 950 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has remained unchanged. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 420,000.

The statistics source is 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 discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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