Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Arkansas

In the past two weeks, Arkansas has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 31 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a noticeable growth of 24 percent in the whole USA.

In Arkansas, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the previous 14 days as 20,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 31 percent. That means 20,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Arkansas in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 2nd 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.

There has been, for comparison, an escalation of the amount of brute-force attacks in Florida and California. With 5,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Florida has recorded a climb of 33 percent compared to the past two weeks. In California, the number has increased by 21 percent to 3,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. That is to say, Arkansas is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 24 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 34 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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

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