Rhode Island Aghast by Second Biggest Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Rhode Island have increased significantly during the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 170 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the second greatest increase of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 54 percent.

Syspeace registered 830 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Rhode Island during the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts soared by 170 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,100 brute-force attacks in Rhode Island.

New Jersey and Michigan have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 2,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, New Jersey has recorded a growth of 170 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Michigan, the amount has increased by 140 percent to 770 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Rhode Island 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 grown by 54 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 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 risen by 51 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The information 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 trendsetter 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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