Ransomware Attacks QNAP Network Devices

ITPro Today has reported that Anomali, a threat detection vendor, has discovered a ransomware that targets QNAP network-attached storage devices via a brute-force credential attack that bypasses weak log in credentials.  The ransomware, called eCh0raix, scans the internet for publicly accessible QNAP devices. It then encrypts specifically targeted file extensions Read more…

Windows 7’s Time is Up

January 14, 2020 is the official end of extended support for Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system. Beginning January 14th, Microsoft will no longer provide updates or patches, opening users to vulnerabilities that could easily be exploited by hackers. Estimates say that nearly half of global organizations still use Windows 7. Read more…