In the USA, Kentucky Records Third Greatest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts

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In the course of the past two weeks, Kentucky has seen how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased significantly. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 240 percent. In the USA, that’s the third greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 54 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers escalated throughout the previous 14-day period in Kentucky as 880 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts skyrocketed by 240 percent. Syspeace blocked 950 brute-force attacks in Kentucky. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Maryland and Nevada have climbed up. With 1,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Maryland has recorded a climb of 240 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Nevada, the number has increased by 200 percent to 470 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the USA. Simply put, Kentucky is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shot up by 54 percent in the USA in the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has declined by 15 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The statistics comes 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 information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately 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 shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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