Third Biggest Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Iowa

Through the last fortnight, the number of automated hacking attempts in Iowa increased significantly compared to the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 140 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the third largest increase of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. However, there was a slight contraction of 4 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly throughout the past two weeks in Iowa as 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 140 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Iowa was 11,000. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state\’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Minnesota and Arizona have grown. With 210 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Minnesota has witnessed a surge of 390 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Arizona, the number has increased by 70 percent to 220 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decline all around the USA. That is to say, Iowa is going against the flow. In the last weeks, there have been 4 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the two weeks prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 940 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 360,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics is released from 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 companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.