Rhode Island Sees 9.1 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Rhode Island increased in the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 9.1 percent. However, there was a slight decline of 11 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 160 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Rhode Island in the course of the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 9.1 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Rhode Island was 360.

By way of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in District of Columbia and Florida. With 390 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, District of Columbia has witnessed a climb of 9.9 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Florida, the amount has risen by 6.9 percent to 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction all around the USA. That is to say, Rhode Island is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 11 percent in the USA in the course of the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has remained the same. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 brute-force attack 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 right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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