Third Greatest Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in the USA in New Jersey

During the previous 14 days, the number of brute-force attacks in New Jersey skyrocketed compared to the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 95 percent. In the USA, that’s the third largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 52 percent.

Syspeace registered 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New Jersey in the course of the previous 14 days. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 95 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in New Jersey was 6,600. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Maryland and Mississippi. With 2,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Maryland has seen a growth of 130 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Mississippi, the number has shot up by 82 percent to 700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth, so New Jersey is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have increased by 52 percent in the USA in the course of the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has grown by 1.3 percent. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The data source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.