Slight Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in New York Recorded

Throughout the previous 14 days, New York has seen how the number of automated hacking attempts has increased slightly. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 9.7 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in New York in the course of the past two weeks. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 9.7 percent. That means 45,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the New York in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a growth of the number of brute-force attacks in Alabama and Connecticut. With 550 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Alabama has witnessed an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Connecticut, the number has risen by 9.4 percent to 7,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost stable, but, as said, New York has increasing difficulties. Up until today, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have increased by 52 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 320,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 automated hacking attempt, 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 safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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