Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Iowa

In the course of the two weeks prior, the number of automated hacking attempts in Iowa went up compared to the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have grown by 70 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 16 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably during the 14 days prior in Iowa as 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 70 percent. That means 16,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Iowa throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been a growth of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Indiana and Massachusetts. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Indiana has witnessed an escalation of 86 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Massachusetts, the amount has climbed up by 68 percent to 210 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease, but Iowa sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 910 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has diminished by 44 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 the world leader on the topic.

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

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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