New Jersey Witnesses a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in New Jersey have increased noticeably through the previous 14-day period. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 37 percent. However, there was a slight decrease of 12 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably throughout the previous 14-day period in New Jersey as 3,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 37 percent. Syspeace blocked 9,600 brute-force attacks in New Jersey. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, by way of comparison, a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Alabama and Arkansas. With 14,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Alabama has seen an increase of 44 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Arkansas, the amount has grown by 34 percent to 18,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

New Jersey is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. In the last weeks, there have been 12 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the two weeks prior in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 49 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.