During the past two weeks, Iowa has seen how the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 250 percent during the 14 days prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Such growth in automated hacking attempts on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 8.2 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the course of the past two weeks in Iowa as 4,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased significantly by 250 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Iowa was 49,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

In comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Delaware and New Jersey. With 140 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Delaware has witnessed a growth of 220 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In New Jersey, the sum total has increased by 99 percent to 450 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so Iowa is not alone with the problem. There have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The information comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects 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 companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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