New Jersey Sees 42 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

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The data is out — the number of brute-force attacks in New Jersey has went up during the past two weeks. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 42 percent. There was a noticeable growth of 27 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 3,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New Jersey during the two weeks prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 42 percent. Syspeace blocked 8,300 brute-force attacks in New Jersey. In the state’s measured history, this is the 5th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For the purpose of comparison, New York and Iowa have been under increased attacks. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, New York has recorded a surge of 43 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Iowa, the sum total has grown by 42 percent to 4,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

New Jersey is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks there have been 27 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 4.2 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

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

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

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