Steep Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in New York

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In New York, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers soared in the course of the 14 days prior in comparison with the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 81 percent. There was an escalation of 54 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 880 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New York during the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 81 percent. Syspeace blocked 12,000 brute-force attacks in New York.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Michigan and North Carolina. With 780 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Michigan has witnessed a climb of 85 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In North Carolina, the number has gone up by 71 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

New York is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the USA. There have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.


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