New York Records a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in New York have increased greatly in the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have grown by 24 percent during the previous 14 days, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

In New York, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably through the 14 days prior as 3,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 24 percent. That means 42,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the New York throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, for comparison purposes, an increase of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ohio and Rhode Island. With 43 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Ohio has seen an escalation of 39 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Rhode Island, the sum total has increased by 21 percent to 140 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but New York sees the opposite. There have been 4.4 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the last fortnight compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 980 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.