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    QNAP NAS devices infected with QSnatch malware

    November 3rd, 2019 by

    Thousands of QNAP NAS devices have been infected with the QSnatch malware

    Hackers have infected thousands of network-attached storage (NAS) devices from Taiwanese vendor QNAP with a new strain of malware named QSnatch

    An analysis of the malware’s code revealed the following capabilities:

    Modify OS timed jobs and scripts (cronjob, init scripts)
    Prevent future firmware updates by overwriting update source URLs
    Prevents the native QNAP MalwareRemover App from running
    Extracts and steals usernames and passwords for all NAS users

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