Kentucky Records a Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Kentucky have grew during the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 4.9 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 11 percent in the whole USA.

In Kentucky, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly in the previous 14-day period as 100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased by 4.9 percent. That means 260 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Kentucky in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Florida and Alabama. With 2,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Florida has witnessed a growth of 6.9 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Alabama, the number has increased by 4.5 percent to 7,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall all around the USA. That is to say, Kentucky is going against the flow. In the last weeks, there have been 11 percent less brute-force attacks than through the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has remained the same. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 750,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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