Arkansas Witnesses 30 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the 14 days prior, the amount of brute-force attacks in Arkansas increased greatly compared to the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 30 percent in the 14 days prior, according to statistics from syspeaces. There was a slight growth of 5 percent in the whole USA.

In Arkansas, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly during the past two weeks as 7,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 30 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 7,500.

For the purpose of comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Oregon and Alabama. With 1,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Oregon has recorded an escalation of 40 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Alabama, the amount has increased by 30 percent to 7,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Arkansas is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have grown by 5 percent in the USA during the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 730,000.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.