Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Ohio Registered

The report doesn’t lie — the number of automated hacking attempts in Ohio has increased in the course of the 14 days prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 17 percent. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 48 percent.

Syspeace documented 87 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ohio during the past two weeks. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 17 percent. Syspeace blocked 480 automated hacking attempts in Ohio.

By means of a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Iowa and New York have increased. With 970 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Iowa has witnessed an increase of 19 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In New York, the sum total has gone up by 10 percent to 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. In other words, Ohio is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have increased by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 680,000.

The statistics source is 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 information 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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

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