Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Nebraska

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Nebraska have increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 26 percent. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 27 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up during the previous 14-day period in Nebraska as 860 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 26 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,400 brute-force attacks in Nebraska. In the state’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in Arizona and Maine have increased. With 440 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Arizona has witnessed a surge of 27 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Maine, the sum total has increased by 14 percent to 220 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Nebraska is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 27 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the last fortnight compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 4.2 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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