Iowa Sees a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

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There’s no denying of facts — the number of automated hacking attempts in Iowa has increased noticeably during the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have climbed up by 32 percent. There was a big increase of 52 percent in the whole USA.

In Iowa, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the course of the previous 14 days as 2,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up by 32 percent. That means 42,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Iowa in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, by way of comparison, a growth of the number of automated hacking attempts in Texas and Pennsylvania. With 1,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Texas has recorded a climb of 40 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Pennsylvania, the sum total has climbed up by 32 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase, so Iowa is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have increased by 52 percent in the USA in the course of the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has increased by 1.3 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

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

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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