Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Nebraska

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The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Nebraska has built up in the course of the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 22 percent throughout the last fortnight, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Nebraska, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up throughout the past two weeks as 110 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 22 percent. That means 300 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Nebraska throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, North Carolina and New York have been under increased attacks. With 570 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, North Carolina has recorded a climb of 26 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In New York, the sum total has gone up by 18 percent to 480 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 9.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 920,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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 inspected to find the right one.

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

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