23 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ohio

In Ohio, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased greatly in the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 23 percent. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 8.7 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days in Ohio as 56 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 23 percent. Syspeace blocked 310 brute-force attacks in Ohio.

Colorado and Florida have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 1,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Colorado has seen a rise of 42 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Florida, the number has grown by 23 percent to 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Ohio is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 8.7 percent in the USA through the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has declined by 43 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 430,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

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 correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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