Kentucky Aghast by Third Greatest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Kentucky increased extremely in the previous 14-day period. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 120 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the third largest increase of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. There was a noticeable growth of 24 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased extremely through the previous 14 days in Kentucky as 390 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts escalated by 120 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Kentucky was 500. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Illinois and Utah have gone up. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Illinois has recorded a growth of 120 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Utah, the number has risen by 80 percent to 12,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the USA. In other words, Kentucky is not alone with the problem. There have been 24 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the last fortnight compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 34 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases 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 outstanding customer support.

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