Illinois Records 10 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Illinois increased in the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 10 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 12 percent.

In Illinois, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the previous 14-day period as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 10 percent. That means 680 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Massachusetts and Florida. With 250 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Massachusetts has witnessed a climb of 15 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Florida, the sum total has shot up by 8.6 percent to 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Illinois is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 12 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 44 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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