Rhode Island Witnesses 21 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the last fortnight, the amount of brute-force attacks in Rhode Island went up compared to the two weeks prior. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 21 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a slight contraction of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Rhode Island in the previous 14 days. In other words, the brute-force attacks built up by 21 percent. Syspeace blocked 290 automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island.

New York and Illinois have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 3,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, New York has seen a climb of 24 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Illinois, the number has gone up by 17 percent to 380 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall all around the USA. That is to say, Rhode Island is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 4.4 percent in the USA in the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 980 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The data is provided by 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 statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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