KentuckyWitnesses Second Biggest Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Kentucky has increased extremely in the course of the previous 14 days. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 130 percent in brute-force attacks per server. That’s the second greatest growth of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

In Kentucky, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace escalated through the previous 14-day period as 79 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 130 percent. Syspeace blocked 210 brute-force attacks in Kentucky.

By means of a comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Ohio and Massachusetts. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Ohio has witnessed a surge of 580 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Massachusetts, the sum total has climbed up by 74 percent to 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been unchanged, but, as said, Kentucky has growing difficulties. So far, this year there have been 950 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has dropped by 67 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 400,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.