‘Tens of thousands of QNAP devices still waiting to be patched’
The devices have an SQL injection vulnerability that can easily be exploited remotely.
"Tens of thousands" of QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices are at risk, still waiting to be patched against a critical security flaw, according to a report in BleepingComputer.
The vulnerability is ... Read more
Synology introduces compact DiskStation DS723+ NAS
Synology released the DiskStation DS723+, a new NAS for home offices and small businesses.
Synology targets the NAS to small businesses requiring centralized storage and scalability. According to the manufacturer, the DS723+ offers relatively high performance and storage capacity for a NAS of i... Read more
Synology launches DS923+, flagship NAS for small businesses
Synology introduced the DS923+, a NAS device for small businesses and home offices. Expectations are high. The model is the successor to the DS920+, one of the most popular systems ever produced by Synology.
The new DS923+ has four slots for up to 50TB of SSD capacity. An optional expansion un... Read more
Synology ramps up data management and protection in 2023
Synology unveiled its plans for the coming year at its 2023 AND BEYOND event. The NAS vendor will mainly roll out data management, data protection and infrastructure security features in the coming months.
Prior to 2023 AND BEYOND, we got a presentation from Victor Wang, director of Synology in ... Read more
NAS servers make backups affordable through on-premises and cloud
NAS servers have traditionally been popular backup destinations. In recent years, however, alternatives have emerged for backup strategies. Still, dedicated NAS vendors can be of interest, as they pay close attention to keeping backups affordable. To do this, they use on-premises systems and the cl... Read more
Synology launches Active Insight, free beta makes way for paid licenses
Synology Active Insight is now generally available. The cloud platform monitors the performance of Synology systems, helps troubleshoot and provides a dashboard for update and security management dashboard. The beta was free, but the official release comes at a price.
Synology customers have mul... Read more
Synology launches FlashStation FS3410, NAS for hosting and VM’s
The Synology FlashStation FS3410 is now available. The NAS device features a powerful processor, 24 slots and up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM. The model lends itself as a flash storage and hosting server for virtual machines (VMs) and apps.
All models in the FlashStation (FS) series are designed for VM... Read more
QNAP warns of Checkmate ransomware
QNAP urges customers to guard their NAS systems against a new ransomware variant called Checkmate.
According to the NAS vendor, the number of Checkmate attacks is increasing rapidly. Cybercriminals are targeting QNAP NAS devices with weak administrator passwords. Brute forcing is a common method... Read more
Synology launches DS1522+, 5-bay NAS for SMBs
Synology launched the DS1522+. The model targets small and medium-sized businesses. The NAS outperforms the DS1520+, an older and comparable model.
New NAS models are rarely groundbreaking. Synology regularly introduces modern versions of older products, including the DS1522+. The model has the... Read more
Western Digital launches the WD Red Pro 20TB for NAS servers
Western Digital introduces the WD Red Pro 20TB, one of the largest hard drives for NAS servers.
A capacity of 20TB is decent, but not a first. In late 2021, Western Digital launched two 20TB versions of the WD Gold and WD Ultrastar DC HC560. Both drives were designed for large enterprise users a... Read more