Arkansas Witnesses a Slight Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Arkansas has increased slightly during the two weeks prior. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 20 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a great increase of 32 percent in the whole USA.

In Arkansas, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly in the course of the past two weeks as 5,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 20 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arkansas was 8,500.

There has been, by way of comparison, an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Indiana and North Carolina. With 260 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Indiana has witnessed a surge of 20 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In North Carolina, the sum total has risen by 20 percent to 46 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation, so Arkansas is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 32 percent in the USA in the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 53 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 490,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 finally 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 protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.