Iowa Witnesses 39 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Through the last fortnight, Iowa has recorded how the amount of automated hacking attempts has built up. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 39 percent. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 33 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly in the previous 14-day period in Iowa as 820 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 39 percent. That means 9,600 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Iowa in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, Texas and North Carolina have been under increased attacks. With 420 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Texas has seen a rise of 42 percent compared to the last fortnight. In North Carolina, the sum total has risen by 39 percent to 360 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Iowa is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks than during the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 59 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 340,000.

The statistics is provided by 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 firms, 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.