Steep Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Nevada

During the previous 14-day period, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Nevada shot up compared to the last fortnight. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 170 percent. However, there was a big decrease of 39 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 83 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Nevada in the course of the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 170 percent. Syspeace blocked 83 brute-force attacks in Nevada. It is the 6th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

Iowa and Mississippi have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 3,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Iowa has witnessed a growth of 190 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Mississippi, the amount has increased by 98 percent to 150 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall all around the USA. That is to say, Nevada is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 39 percent in the USA in the course of the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 2.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 900,000.

The data comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.