39 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Indiana

Through the past two weeks, Indiana has seen how the amount of brute-force attacks has went up. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 39 percent. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 18 percent.

Syspeace registered 380 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Indiana in the course of the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 39 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,300 brute-force attacks in Indiana.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in Connecticut and Ohio have increased. With 6,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Connecticut has recorded an increase of 48 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Ohio, the number has increased by 29 percent to 69 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. In other words, Indiana is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 18 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the previous 14 days in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 330,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence source is 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 discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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