Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Iowa

In the last fortnight, the number of brute-force attacks in Iowa went up slightly compared to the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 10 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Iowa, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly throughout the previous 14-day period as 860 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 10 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Iowa was 10,000.

For a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Ohio and Alabama have risen. With 56 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Ohio has recorded a climb of 11 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Alabama, the amount has grown by 6.2 percent to 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has decreased by 45 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 420,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence 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 brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.