11 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ohio

In the course of the past two weeks, Ohio has recorded how the number of automated hacking attempts has grew slightly. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 11 percent. However, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 56 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Ohio throughout the previous 14 days. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 11 percent. That means 300 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Ohio through the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

Maryland and Iowa have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Maryland has recorded an increase of 13 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Iowa, the sum total has increased by 10 percent to 860 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 45 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 420,000.

The evidence comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately 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 companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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