Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in New York

Throughout the two weeks prior, New York has recorded how the number of automated hacking attempts has built up. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 66 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 8.2 percent.

Syspeace recorded 800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New York during the previous 14-day period. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 66 percent. That means 9,300 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the New York throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, a surge of the number of automated hacking attempts in Tennessee and Washington. With 640 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Tennessee has recorded a rise of 68 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Washington, the amount has climbed up by 58 percent to 6,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. That is to say, New York is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14 days in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The data source is 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 scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

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