Third Largest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks in the USA in Rhode Island

The data is out — the number of automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island has increased greatly during the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 25 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that’s the third biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big drop of 23 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Rhode Island in the course of the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 25 percent. Syspeace blocked 500 automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in Ohio and California have climbed up. With 150 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Ohio has recorded an escalation of 110 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In California, the amount has increased by 21 percent to 3,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop, but Rhode Island sees the opposite. During the last weeks, there have been 23 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the last fortnight in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 880,000.

The statistics is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.