New Jersey Sees an Extreme Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In New Jersey, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased significantly through the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have risen by 84 percent in the previous 14 days, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace skyrocketed throughout the 14 days prior in New Jersey as 820 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 84 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in New Jersey was 1,400.

Virginia and Maine have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 2,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Virginia has witnessed an escalation of 84 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Maine, the number has shot up by 64 percent to 580 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The evidence is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.