Second Biggest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Nebraska

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In Nebraska, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased extremely through the last fortnight compared to the two weeks prior. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a climb of 200 percent in brute-force attacks per server. That’s the second greatest increase of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent.

In Nebraska, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace shot up in the past two weeks as 1,300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks escalated by 200 percent. That means 2,700 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Nebraska during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. It is the highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

Arizona and South Carolina have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 8,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Arizona has recorded a surge of 600 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In South Carolina, the amount has climbed up by 190 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. Simply put, Nebraska is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have increased by 5.3 percent in the USA through the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 5.1 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The statistics is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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