16 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Iowa

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In Iowa, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew in the course of the past two weeks in comparison with the 14 days prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 16 percent. There was a slight increase of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly throughout the previous 14-day period in Iowa as 620 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 10,000 brute-force attacks in Iowa.

There has been, by way of comparison, a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Virginia and Connecticut. With 290 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Virginia has seen an escalation of 16 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Connecticut, the sum total has grown by 9.8 percent to 8,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Iowa is not alone with the problem. There have been 5.3 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 5.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 710,000.

The evidence is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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