Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Arkansas

In Arkansas, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased in the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 14 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was an escalation of 67 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly throughout the past two weeks in Arkansas as 6,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 14 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 6,500.

With similar changes, Michigan and Kentucky have been under increased attacks. With 470 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Michigan has recorded a climb of 15 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Kentucky, the amount has shot up by 6.2 percent to 270 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth, so Arkansas is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 67 percent in the USA during the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 3,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 2.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

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 automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.