Rhode Island Sees 7.1 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the 14 days prior, the number of automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island increased slightly compared to the previous 14 days. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 7.1 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 11 percent.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly in the past two weeks in Rhode Island as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased by 7.1 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Rhode Island was 420.

By way of comparison, there has been a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Arizona and Indiana. With 500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Arizona has seen an escalation of 9 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Indiana, the sum total has shot up by 4.4 percent to 470 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. Simply put, Rhode Island is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 11 percent more brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 7.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

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 brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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