New York Sees a Whopping Growth of Brute-Force Attacks

In New York, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers soared in the course of the previous 14-day period in comparison with the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 86 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was no change in the amount of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New York during the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks surged by 86 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in New York was 18,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 8th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

There has been, in comparison, a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and Virginia. With 9,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Connecticut has recorded a climb of 120 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Virginia, the sum total has increased by 84 percent to 2,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost stable, but, as said, New York has growing troubles. By now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

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

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

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