Rhode Island Sees 14 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the past two weeks, the number of automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island increased slightly compared to the previous 14 days. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 14 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was a big decline of 31 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew in the two weeks prior in Rhode Island as 450 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 14 percent. That means 1,400 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Rhode Island during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For the purpose of comparison, Indiana and Nevada have been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Indiana has witnessed a rise of 17 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Nevada, the amount has climbed up by 12 percent to 29 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Rhode Island is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have declined by 31 percent in the USA throughout the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has risen by 72 percent. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 630,000.

The data source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.