Nebraska Records 29 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

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The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Nebraska went up throughout the last fortnight. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 29 percent. There was a slight growth of 11 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Nebraska in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 29 percent. Syspeace blocked 510 automated hacking attempts in Nebraska. It is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For the sake of comparison, West Virginia and Florida have been under increased attacks. With 5,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, West Virginia has seen an escalation of 43 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Florida, the sum total has climbed up by 28 percent to 2,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so Nebraska is not alone with the problem. There have been 11 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 7.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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