Rhode Island Records 44 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Rhode Island, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased noticeably through the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 44 percent. However, there was a slight contraction of 16 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Rhode Island throughout the 14 days prior. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 44 percent. Syspeace blocked 260 automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts and New Jersey. With 210 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Massachusetts has recorded a climb of 68 percent compared to the past two weeks. In New Jersey, the amount has shot up by 29 percent to 230 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Rhode Island is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 16 percent in the USA in the course of the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 910 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 44 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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