Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Kentucky Recorded

In the course of the 14 days prior, Kentucky has witnessed how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 20 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 26 percent.

In Kentucky, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly during the last fortnight as 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 20 percent. That means 130 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Kentucky in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, there has been an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Alabama and New York. With 670 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Alabama has witnessed an increase of 21 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New York, the amount has grown by 18 percent to 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Kentucky is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks there have been 26 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the two weeks prior in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the brute-force attack, 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 systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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