Slight Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Kentucky Registered

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Kentucky has went up slightly during the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 6.2 percent. There was a great increase of 67 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Kentucky in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 6.2 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Kentucky was 610. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, there has been a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Arkansas and Washington. With 6,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Arkansas has seen a surge of 14 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Washington, the sum total has grown by 6.2 percent to 5,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. That is to say, Kentucky is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 67 percent in the USA throughout the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 3,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 2.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

The data source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 right one.

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