New York Records 18 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In New York, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew during the two weeks prior compared to the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 18 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 New York, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the past two weeks as 480 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 18 percent. That means 5,700 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the New York in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Nebraska and Indiana have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 110 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Nebraska has seen a growth of 22 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Indiana, the number has climbed up by 13 percent to 210 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been almost the same, but, as said, New York has increasing troubles. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 9.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 920,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.