16 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Iowa

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Iowa have increased through the previous 14-day period. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 16 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 24 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the course of the previous 14-day period in Iowa as 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 20,000 brute-force attacks in Iowa.

There has been, by way of comparison, a surge of the number of automated hacking attempts in New Jersey and Connecticut. With 3,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, New Jersey has seen a rise of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Connecticut, the sum total has risen by 5.7 percent to 3,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Iowa is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have increased by 24 percent in the USA throughout the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. During the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 34 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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.

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

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

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