Popular NAS maker Synology has warned its users that the StealthWorker botnet is targeting the devices made by the company. The ongoing brute-force attack could ultimately lead to ransomware infections on certain systems.
According to Synology’s Product Security Incident Response Team and reported by Bleeping Computer, the company has seen an increase in brute-force attacks against Synology devices. It believes that the StealthWorker malware is primarily responsible for the recent attacks.
Computers infected with StealthWorker are connected to a botnet that will perform brute-force attacks.