New York Witnesses a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the past two weeks, New York has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has built up. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 43 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 27 percent.

Syspeace recorded 340 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New York in the 14 days prior. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 43 percent. That means 4,800 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the New York through the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, there has been an escalation of the number of brute-force attacks in Ohio and New Jersey. With 92 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Ohio has recorded a climb of 54 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New Jersey, the number has increased by 42 percent to 3,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase, so New York is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 27 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the past two weeks in the USA. By now, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has risen by 4.2 percent. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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