New York Witnesses 57 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In New York, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers built up in the course of the two weeks prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 57 percent. There was a noticeable growth of 33 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in New York in the previous 14 days. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 57 percent. That means 17,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the New York in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in Virginia and Texas have shot up. With 510 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Virginia has recorded an escalation of 58 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Texas, the amount has climbed up by 42 percent to 420 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

New York is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have gone up by 33 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 340,000.

The statistics source is 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 statistics on brute-force attacks 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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