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Inside Synology DS710+

My colleague was having trouble with one of the two drives on his Synology DS710+ for quite some times. The troubled drive was finally replaced but not before we cleaned it off. 23 more words


Synology Issues Official Statement to Address SynoLocker Ransomware

Synology has been sending users email regarding the SynoLocker ransomware, mirroring the statement posted at Synology website from August 5, 2014.

Dear Synology users,

We would like to inform you that a ransomware called “SynoLocker” is currently affecting some Synology NAS users.

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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

August 6, Softpedia – (International) 1.2 billion unique credentials, 500 million email addresses stolen by Russian cyber gang. Researchers with Hold Security found that a Russian cybercrime group dubbed “CyberVor” was able to collect 1.2 billion unique credentials from the Web sites of a wide variety of large and small businesses, as well as over 500 million email address credentials. 335 more words


Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

August 4, Softpedia – (International) Registry-residing malware creates no file for antivirus to scan. A researcher with GData published details of a new type of malware dubbed Poweliks that can avoid detection by antivirus programs by not creating any file on the disk, performing its functions instead in the system memory, and making the registry key unavailable to the Registry Editor. 353 more words


Synology Vulnerability and Ransomware

In the early Sunday morning of August 3, 2014, a tweet by Mike Evangelist was linked on Hacker News.

Lovely. My @Synology NAS has been hacked by ransomware calling itself Synolocker.

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G'bye RAID 6

Well yes, and no. My RAID 6 array, which has 8 two terabyte drives all on USB dual-docks, has been nothing but trouble. I finally decided it wasn’t going to work for me unless I used a server instead of the laptop host, so I’m in the process of ditching it. 217 more words


Rising from the ashes: NSLU2

Despite having a Synology Diskstation DS212+ for storing my data (photos, videos and PC/laptop backups), I also backup that data to an external disk connected to my faithful Linksys NSLU2 bought in 2005 using rsync from the Diskstation. 420 more words

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