Kentucky Witnesses a Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Kentucky grew slightly throughout the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 3.1 percent. At the same time, there was a big fall of 61 percent in the whole USA.

In Kentucky, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew during the previous 14 days as 50 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks grew by 3.1 percent. That means 75 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Kentucky during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Massachusetts and New Jersey. With 190 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Massachusetts has seen an escalation of 8.3 percent compared to the last fortnight. In New Jersey, the sum total has increased by 2.8 percent to 480 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Kentucky is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. There have been 61 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers throughout the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 10 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 850,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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