Noticeable Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in Arkansas Logged

Through the previous 14 days, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Arkansas increased slightly compared to the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have grown by 19 percent in the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 3,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Arkansas throughout the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 19 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,600 brute-force attacks in Arkansas.

Pennsylvania and Connecticut have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 940 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Pennsylvania has seen an increase of 26 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Connecticut, the amount has increased by 18 percent to 21,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By now, this year there have been 1,000 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 decreased by 45 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 420,000.

The evidence source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.