22 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in New Jersey

The number is clear — the amount of automated hacking attempts in New Jersey has went up in the course of the previous 14 days. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 22 percent through the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was no change in the amount of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 3,300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New Jersey in the course of the past two weeks. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 22 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in New Jersey was 10,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Iowa and Oregon have grown. With 700 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Iowa has seen a surge of 23 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Oregon, the number has increased by 22 percent to 200 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 Jersey has escalating troubles. So far, this year there have been 900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 2.9 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers meticulously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.