Biggest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Oregon

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Oregon surged throughout the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 180 percent in the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the USA, that’s the largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In contrast, there was a slight decrease of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace skyrocketed through the two weeks prior in Oregon as 300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks escalated by 180 percent. That means 2,500 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Oregon during the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania have gone up. With 430 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Massachusetts has witnessed a growth of 120 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Pennsylvania, the number has gone up by 100 percent to 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Oregon sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have dropped by 4.4 percent in the USA throughout the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 980 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 55 percent. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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