Iowa Witnesses No Change in Automated Hacking Attempts

Throughout the past two weeks, the number of brute-force attacks in Iowa remained the same compared to the last fortnight. According to data from Syspeace-secured servers, the amount of automated hacking attempts stayed the same. There was a great increase of 54 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers remained unchanged in the course of the past two weeks in Iowa as 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That’s on the same level as the two weeks prior. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Iowa was 18,000.

Virginia and Connecticut have recorded no significant changes in brute-force attacks during the past two weeks. There have been 730 of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in Virginia throughout the previous 14 days. In Connecticut the amount is 1,900.

Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 51 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,200,000.

The evidence is provided by syspeaces globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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.

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

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.