Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Arkansas

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Arkansas has went up through the 14 days prior. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 47 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 8.2 percent.

In Arkansas, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the last fortnight as 7,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 47 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 16,000.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Washington and Virginia have risen. With 6,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Washington has witnessed a surge of 58 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Virginia, the number has climbed up by 46 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation, so Arkansas is not alone with the problem. There have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

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 companies to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.