4.4 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Kentucky

In Kentucky, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased slightly during the previous 14-day period in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 4.4 percent. However, there was a slight fall of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Kentucky through the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew by 4.4 percent. Syspeace blocked 190 brute-force attacks in Kentucky.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Utah and Virginia. With 920 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Utah has recorded a surge of 16 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Virginia, the amount has increased by 3.2 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease all around the USA. Simply put, Kentucky is going against the flow. There have been 4.4 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace throughout the 14 days prior compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 980 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 55 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The information is released from 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 track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

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

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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