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NAS boxes "pwned" by crypto currency miner


Softpedia - (International) Researchers with Dell SecureWorks released a report which showed how an attacker was able to utilize vulnerabilities in the DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system used in Synology network access storage (NAS) devices to plant the CPUMiner crypto currency mining malware. The attacker used the malware to mine over $600,000 in the Dogecoin crypto currency, though the vulnerabilities were later patched by Synology.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:35