QNAP alerts NAS customers of new DeadBolt ransomware attacks

From bleepingcomputer.com


Taiwan-based network-attached storage (NAS) maker QNAP warned customers on Thursday to secure their devices against attacks pushing DeadBolt ransomware payloads.

The company asked users to update their NAS devices to the latest software version and ensure that they’re not exposed to remote access over the Internet.

“According to the investigation by the QNAP Product Security Incident Response Team (QNAP PSIRT), the attack targeted NAS devices using QTS 4.3.6 and QTS 4.4.1, and the affected models were mainly TS-x51 series and TS-x53 series,” the NAS maker said.

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