Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Rhode Island

Throughout the previous 14 days, the amount of brute-force attacks in Rhode Island increased greatly compared to the two weeks prior. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 31 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 48 percent.

In Rhode Island, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the two weeks prior as 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 31 percent. That means 430 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Rhode Island during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, by way of comparison, an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in Arkansas and Connecticut. With 5,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Arkansas has seen an increase of 37 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Connecticut, the amount has grown by 25 percent to 3,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase, so Rhode Island is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 48 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the two weeks prior in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 680,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.