Nebraska Aghast by Second Largest Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

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In Nebraska, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers soared in the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 110 percent in the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the USA, that’s the second biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole USA.

In Nebraska, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace soared through the 14 days prior as 59 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks soared by 110 percent. That means 150 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Nebraska in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Tennessee and Nevada. With 410 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Tennessee has seen a climb of 740 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Nevada, the number has grown by 69 percent to 150 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Nebraska is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. There have been 23 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace through the 14 days prior compared to the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 19 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 810,000.

The data comes from 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 data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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