Arkansas Records a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks
Throughout the previous 14 days, Arkansas has recorded how the sum total of brute-force attacks has went up. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 34 percent. In contrast, there was a slight contraction of 12 percent in the whole USA.
The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the past two weeks in Arkansas as 18,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 34 percent. Syspeace blocked 18,000 automated hacking attempts in Arkansas. It is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.
In comparison, New Jersey and Massachusetts have been under increased attacks. With 3,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, New Jersey has witnessed a rise of 37 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Massachusetts, the sum total has increased by 33 percent to 730 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.
The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline all around the USA. That is to say, Arkansas is going against the flow. There have been 12 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on syspeaces throughout the past two weeks compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 49 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.
The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.
An brute-force attack 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 right one.
To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.