Nevada Sees an Extreme Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

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During the last fortnight, Nevada has seen how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased significantly. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 200 percent. There was a big increase of 54 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 470 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Nevada in the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks increased significantly by 200 percent. That means 1,100 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Nevada through the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in Kentucky and Tennessee have gone up. With 880 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Kentucky has recorded an escalation of 240 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Tennessee, the sum total has shot up by 160 percent to 690 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase, so Nevada is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 54 percent in the USA throughout the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

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

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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