Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Iowa

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In the previous 14-day period, the amount of brute-force attacks in Iowa built up compared to the previous 14-day period. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 36 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 54 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the course of the 14 days prior in Iowa as 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 36 percent. Syspeace blocked 28,000 automated hacking attempts in Iowa.

With similar changes, there has been an increase of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Georgia and Oregon. With 320 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Georgia has recorded an increase of 40 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Oregon, the amount has shot up by 32 percent to 680 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Iowa is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 54 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the 14 days prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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