Nevada Records a Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Nevada increased throughout the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 16 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 11 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the last fortnight in Nevada as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 16 percent. That means 210 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Nevada throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 9th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

In comparison, there has been a surge of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Massachusetts and California. With 680 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Massachusetts has seen a growth of 22 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In California, the amount has gone up by 16 percent to 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Nevada is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks there have been 11 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 7.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

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 correct one.

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