Slight Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in New Mexico

In New Mexico, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers grew in the course of the previous 14-day period in comparison with the two weeks prior. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 18 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 8.7 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 26 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New Mexico in the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 18 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in New Mexico was 26. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For the sake of comparison, Florida and California have been under increased attacks. With 1,700 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Florida has recorded an escalation of 23 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In California, the sum total has increased by 16 percent to 910 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

New Mexico is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 8.7 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has decreased by 43 percent. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 430,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights 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 a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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