12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Oregon

During the last fortnight, Oregon has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has went up slightly. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 12 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Oregon, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly during the last fortnight as 200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 12 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Oregon was 2,000.

Massachusetts and Alabama have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 210 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Massachusetts has seen an escalation of 15 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Alabama, the sum total has grown by 10 percent to 550 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Up until now, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 52 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 320,000.

The information is provided 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 discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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