The risk of malware infection remains on a constant rise with new infections rapidly spreading every hour, every day. Synology addresses this growing malware problem by introducing powerful security measures such as Security Advisor and Qualysguard Security Scan, as well as offering regular security updates to protect users from potential threats. Recently, we have witnessed new encryption-based ransomware targeting personal files and even network-based devices. Below, we will explain how Synology’s comprehensive multi-version backup solution can rescue your PC and NAS from malicious attacks.
Data is not only the core of any business but also the significant asset for general users. Important files — like your critical work documents or personal photos — deserve a great backup strategy to protect against unexpected hardware failure, natural disasters, or simple accidental deletion. Let DSM help with robust and flexible backup solutions.
Outdated computer systems are relatively more vulnerable to ransomware attacks. This is why it is essential to perform regular software and operating system updates to improve the security of your computer.
Install a good antivirus software or a reputable security suite to help you detect and fight off malicious threats, giving you an extra form of protection.
Stay on guard and think twice before opening email attachments or clicking files from unknown sources. Watch out for suspicious files with hidden file-extensions such as “.pdf.exe”
Malware often target computers using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). Keep RDP disabled if you do not require remote access