Extreme Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in New York

There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of brute-force attacks in New York has soared during the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 85 percent through the last fortnight, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 15 percent.

Syspeace registered 420 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New York through the previous 14 days. That is to say, the brute-force attacks shot up by 85 percent. Syspeace blocked 5,000 brute-force attacks in New York.

By way of comparison, West Virginia and District of Columbia have been under increased attacks. With 9,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, West Virginia has witnessed an increase of 85 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In District of Columbia, the amount has climbed up by 72 percent to 360 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase, so New York is not alone with the problem. There have been 15 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the through the 14 days prior compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 1,600 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have increased by 4.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 770,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.