Kentucky Witnesses 48 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Kentucky have built up in the course of the 14 days prior. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 48 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a slight fall of 18 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 120 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Kentucky in the course of the 14 days prior. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 48 percent. That means 400 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Kentucky during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, there has been an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Illinois and Rhode Island. With 150 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Illinois has witnessed a surge of 55 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Rhode Island, the number has gone up by 25 percent to 110 brute-force attacks 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. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 18 percent in the USA during the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 780 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 350,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.