Rhode Island Sees a Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Rhode Island have increased greatly in the course of the previous 14-day period. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 26 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 19 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the course of the two weeks prior in Rhode Island as 160 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 26 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Rhode Island was 500.

For the sake of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Florida and California have increased. With 3,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Florida has seen an increase of 27 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In California, the amount has shot up by 22 percent to 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Rhode Island is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the USA. There have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the previous 14-day period compared to the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 4,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has risen by 11 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 2,100,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.