7.7 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in New Jersey

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in New Jersey increased in the last fortnight. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 7.7 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a big decrease of 53 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly through the last fortnight in New Jersey as 2,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 7.7 percent. That means 9,200 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the New Jersey through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

Nebraska and New York have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 670 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Nebraska has seen a growth of 22 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In New York, the number has grown by 5.9 percent to 420 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease, but New Jersey sees the opposite. In the last weeks, there have been 53 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 890 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 3.6 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 410,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 correct one.

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

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