The Latest in IT Security

Warning: Yet Another Bitcoin Mining Malware Targeting QNAP NAS Devices

08
Dec
2021
Warning: Yet Another Bitcoin Mining Malware Targeting QNAP NAS Devices

image credit: unsplash

Network-attached storage (NAS) appliance maker QNAP on Tuesday released a new advisory warning of a cryptocurrency mining malware targeting its devices, urging customers to take preventive steps with immediate effect.

“A bitcoin miner has been reported to target QNAP NAS. Once a NAS is infected, CPU usage becomes unusually high where a process named ‘[oom_reaper]’ could occupy around 50% of the total CPU usage,” the Taiwanese company said in an alert. “This process mimics a kernel process but its [process identifier] is usually greater than 1000.”

Read More

Comments are closed.

Categories

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments