Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Ohio

In the last fortnight, Ohio has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 29 percent throughout the past two weeks, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 18 percent.

In Ohio, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up during the two weeks prior as 69 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 29 percent. That means 360 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Ohio during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, Indiana and Virginia have been under increased attacks. With 380 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Indiana has recorded an escalation of 39 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Virginia, the amount has increased by 23 percent to 260 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so Ohio is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 18 percent in the USA in the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has decreased by 48 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 330,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight 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 the world leader on the topic.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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