Largest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in New York

There’s no denying of facts — the number of automated hacking attempts in New York has increased significantly through the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 480 percent in the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the USA, that’s the largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In New York, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers shot up in the course of the last fortnight as 2,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts soared by 480 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in New York was 37,000. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, in comparison, a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Ohio and Maine. With 520 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Ohio has recorded a growth of 100 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Maine, the number has climbed up by 68 percent to 630 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

So far, this year there have been 900 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 2.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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