Kentucky Sees 16 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Kentucky have grew in the course of the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 16 percent in the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight growth of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly throughout the previous 14-day period in Kentucky as 230 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 16 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Kentucky was 260.

There has been, by way of comparison, a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in District of Columbia and Virginia. With 210 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, District of Columbia has witnessed an increase of 17 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Virginia, the sum total has increased by 16 percent to 290 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In other words, Kentucky is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14-day period in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 5.1 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 710,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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