Slight Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Arkansas Registered

The data is out — the number of automated hacking attempts in Arkansas has grew in the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 5.2 percent through the past two weeks, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a big decrease of 53 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 4,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Arkansas in the course of the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 5.2 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 4,600.

New York and Arizona have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 420 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, New York has recorded a growth of 5.9 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Arizona, the sum total has gone up by 5.1 percent to 210 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Arkansas is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. There have been 53 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace through the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 890 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 3.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 410,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack 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 automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.