Rhode Island Witnesses 25 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of brute-force attacks in Rhode Island has increased noticeably throughout the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 25 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 18 percent in the whole USA.

In Rhode Island, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period as 110 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 25 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Rhode Island was 340.

There has been, in comparison, an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Kentucky and California. With 120 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Kentucky has witnessed a rise of 48 percent compared to the past two weeks. In California, the amount has climbed up by 18 percent to 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline, but Rhode Island sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 18 percent less brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 780 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 350,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information originates from 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 data 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually 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 protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.