Nevada Records Second Greatest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Nevada have shot up in the course of the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 150 percent in the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the USA, that’s the second greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 18 percent.

In Nevada, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers skyrocketed through the previous 14 days as 360 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts skyrocketed by 150 percent. That means 360 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Nevada in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

Rhode Island and Michigan have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 210 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Rhode Island has seen an escalation of 210 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Michigan, the number has grown by 100 percent to 930 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Nevada is not alone with the problem. There have been 18 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the last fortnight compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights 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 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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