21 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Nebraska

During the 14 days prior, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Nebraska went up compared to the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 21 percent. There was a slight growth of 18 percent in the whole USA.

In Nebraska, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up in the course of the previous 14 days as 100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 21 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Nebraska was 440.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, an escalation of the amount of brute-force attacks in Virginia and Texas. With 260 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Virginia has seen a climb of 23 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Texas, the amount has climbed up by 13 percent to 410 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Nebraska is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the USA. There have been 18 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the previous 14 days compared to the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 right one.

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


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