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Synology NAS Devices Hit in Ransomware Attack, Firm Advises Upgrade

06
Aug
2014

A network-attached storage (NAS) vendor has confirmed that ransomware is targeting some of its devices and urged users to upgrade.

Taiwanese-based Synology issued a statement about the issue after users on an online forum reported that ransomware known as ‘SynoLocker’ was targeting their Diskstation devices. According to users, the attack encrypts files and demands the victim fork over 0.6 Bitcoins to regain access to them.

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