Noticeable Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in New Jersey Documented

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in New Jersey went up slightly throughout the 14 days prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 11 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 5 percent.

In New Jersey, the sum total of attacks on syspeaces increased in the course of the 14 days prior as 860 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased by 11 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,100 brute-force attacks in New Jersey.

For a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and Texas have shot up. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Connecticut has seen a surge of 16 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Texas, the amount has climbed up by 9.3 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so New Jersey is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 5 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has grown by 67 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 730,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.