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How to secure your Synology NAS

NAS can be as secure as any other device that’s connected to the outside world. So long as you’re wise with what you use the smart storage for, you shouldn’t encounter any problems with regard to data safety. This guide will run you through a few things to make your Synology NAS even more secure.

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How to set up secure HTTPS on Synology NAS

Synology by default uses the standard HTTP protocol, which isn’t at all secured. This isn’t an issue for those who aren’t using their NAS locally only, but if you want to open it up to the world through Plex or some other service, we’re going to want to grab an SSL certificate and encrypt transferred data.

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Do you need an antivirus for Synology NAS?

Antivirus software is frequently installed and run on systems to keep malicious content out and you can also install it on NAS enclosures. Most NAS brands offer security software through their respective package managers. Synology NAS is very secure out of the box, so do you need an antivirus?

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How to set up a VPN on Synology NAS

A VPN is a sure way to protect yourself when using a device connected to the outside world. Be it a smartphone, computer, or even a NAS, it may be a good idea for you to consider setting one up across your arsenal of tech. I’m going to show you how to do just this on a Synology enclosure.

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DeadBolt ransomware now hitting TerraMaster NAS owners

2022 is shaping up to be the year of NAS DeadBolt ransomware attacks. I’ve covered the ransomware attack on QNAP enclosures, but it seems as though TerraMaster was next in line to receive a battering. The company shared details on its official community forum on the matter, confirming reports have been sent in from NAS owners.

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TerraMaster NAS attacked by ransomware

TerraMaster announced in January that the company’s NAS range and TOS operating system may be susceptible to ransomware attacks. This is yet another popular NAS manufacturer confirming attacks have taken place in the past year or so. TerraMaster shared details on how to safeguard enclosures and recover data.

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