Third Greatest Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Kentucky

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Kentucky have escalated throughout the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 230 percent through the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the third greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. There was a great increase of 33 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 390 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Kentucky through the previous 14 days. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 230 percent. That means 570 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Kentucky during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 8th 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.

With similar changes, there has been a rise of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Minnesota and Colorado. With 660 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Minnesota has witnessed a surge of 450 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Colorado, the amount has risen by 150 percent to 210 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth, so Kentucky is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 340,000.

The statistics is collected 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 companies, 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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