QNAP and Ransomware

QNAP and Ransomware

QNAP is advising customers to update the HBS 3 disaster recovery app to block Qlocker ransomware attacks targeting their Internet-exposed Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. A massive Qlocker ransomware campaign started breaching QNAP NAS devices during the week of April 19, replacing victims’ files with password-protected 7-zip archives. While the attack vector was not known […]

Server or Cloud?

Server or Cloud?

                Small businesses have had the need for data sharing since the dawn of the computer age.  Where to put that data and how to share it effectively has usually been with the on-premise server.  Servers allow for storage redundancy, folder level permissioned sharing and effective backups.  Companies have relied on servers for years but, […]

Password Managers and You

Password Managers and You

Password managers are often recommended by security minded users and IT professionals because they make it easy for people to store long, complex passwords that are unique to hundreds or even thousands of accounts. Without use of a password manager, many people resort to weak passwords that are reused for multiple accounts. This is an […]