Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Arkansas

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Arkansas have built up throughout the 14 days prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 37 percent. However, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Arkansas, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up throughout the previous 14 days as 5,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 37 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 5,400.

There has been, by means of a comparison, an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Kentucky and Nebraska. With 110 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Kentucky has recorded an increase of 110 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Nebraska, the sum total has grown by 34 percent to 140 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until today, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 52 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 320,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 brute-force attacks 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.