Nevada Records 12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Nevada have went up slightly during the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 12 percent. However, there was a big decrease of 31 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on syspeaces grew slightly in the course of the last fortnight in Nevada as 29 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 12 percent. That means 29 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Nevada throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison, an escalation of the number of brute-force attacks in Rhode Island and Tennessee. With 450 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Rhode Island has recorded an escalation of 14 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Tennessee, the number has shot up by 10 percent to 480 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Nevada is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on syspeaces have dropped by 31 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has increased by 72 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 630,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.