Nebraska Records a Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Nebraska have grew in the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 19 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Nebraska, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the previous 14 days as 91 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 19 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Nebraska was 250.

With similar changes, Connecticut and Washington have been under increased attacks. With 2,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Connecticut has seen a surge of 36 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Washington, the sum total has risen by 19 percent to 5,600 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost stable, but, as said, Nebraska has growing problems. Up until now, this year there have been 950 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 67 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 400,000.

The information is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 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 checked to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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