Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in New York

In New York, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up slightly during the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 18 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 26 percent.

Syspeace logged 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New York in the course of the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 18 percent. That means 55,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the New York during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. During a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

In comparison, Kentucky and Maryland have been under increased attacks. With 130 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Kentucky has recorded a climb of 20 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Maryland, the sum total has shot up by 13 percent to 790 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

New York is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. There have been 26 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights 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 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.