The number is clear — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in New York has shot up in the course of the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 96 percent. In the USA, that\’s the third largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 32 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased extremely in the course of the previous 14-day period in New York as 2,300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 96 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in New York was 29,000. Throughout 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.

For the purpose of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Minnesota and Massachusetts. With 670 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Minnesota has recorded an increase of 210 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Massachusetts, the sum total has risen by 80 percent to 660 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

New York is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 32 percent in the USA during the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has declined by 53 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 490,000.

The information comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 enterprises, 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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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