In the USA, Nebraska Sees unprecedented Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Nebraska have increased extremely in the course of the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 2,800 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that’s the largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 8.7 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased extremely throughout the 14 days prior in Nebraska as 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 2,800 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Nebraska was 6,800. In the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

North Carolina and New Jersey have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 5,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, North Carolina has witnessed a growth of 1,600 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New Jersey, the amount has increased by 110 percent to 180 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Nebraska is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 8.7 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 430,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.