Unprecedented Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Rhode Island, USA

In Rhode Island, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers surged in the course of the two weeks prior in comparison with the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 210 percent. That’s the biggest growth of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. There was a slight escalation of 18 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 210 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Rhode Island in the past two weeks. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts surged by 210 percent. That means 300 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Rhode Island in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, Nevada and Michigan have been under increased attacks. With 360 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Nevada has recorded an escalation of 150 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Michigan, the sum total has shot up by 100 percent to 930 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Rhode Island is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 18 percent in the USA throughout the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises 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.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.