Rhode Island Sees 77 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the 14 days prior, Rhode Island has witnessed how the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up. The brute-force attacks have grown by 77 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent.

Syspeace registered 160 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Rhode Island throughout the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 77 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Rhode Island was 510.

For the purpose of comparison, brute-force attacks in Massachusetts and North Carolina have climbed up. With 580 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Massachusetts has seen a growth of 110 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In North Carolina, the number has risen by 74 percent to 490 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Rhode Island is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 5.3 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 5.1 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. 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.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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