In the USA, Nebraska Witnesses unprecedented Brute-Force Attacks

In Nebraska, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased extremely throughout the past two weeks in comparison with the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 510 percent. In the USA, that\’s the biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. However, there was a slight contraction of 4 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace escalated throughout the past two weeks in Nebraska as 590 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks escalated by 510 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,900 automated hacking attempts in Nebraska. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, by way of comparison, a surge of the number of brute-force attacks in Minnesota and Iowa. With 210 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Minnesota has recorded a growth of 390 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Iowa, the sum total has grown by 140 percent to 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline all around the USA. That is to say, Nebraska is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 4 percent in the USA throughout the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 940 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 360,000.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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