Unprecedented Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in Nevada, USA

There’s no denying of facts — the number of automated hacking attempts in Nevada has increased extremely throughout the previous 14-day period. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 150 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Such growth in brute-force attacks on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the USA. In contrast, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 78 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Nevada through the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 150 percent. Syspeace blocked 78 brute-force attacks in Nevada. It is the 6th 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.

There has been, in comparison, an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ohio and Rhode Island. With 150 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Ohio has seen a climb of 110 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Rhode Island, the sum total has risen by 25 percent to 200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease all around the USA. Simply put, Nevada is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 23 percent in the USA in the course of the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 7.8 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 880,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts 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.

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 inspected to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.