Nebraska Sees 4.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Nebraska, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly through the past two weeks in comparison with the past two weeks. According to data from syspeaces, there was a rise of 4.4 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight increase of 14 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew in the course of the two weeks prior in Nebraska as 19 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 4.4 percent. That means 35 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Nebraska through the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, there has been a growth of the number of brute-force attacks in Ohio and Arkansas. With 120 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Ohio has witnessed an increase of 18 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Arkansas, the sum total has gone up by 7.4 percent to 7,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have shown a slight escalation, so Nebraska is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 14 percent in the USA in the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has shot up by 54 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 780,000.

The data 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 evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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