- July 15, 2019
- Posted by: Avi Vaserman
- Category: Blog
eCh0raix Ransomware Targeting QNAP Devices
The newly discovered ransomware family targets the QNAP network attached storage (NAS) devices. This malicious program, known by security researcher Anomali as eCh0raix (identified by Trend Micro as Ransom.Linux.ECHORAIX.A), was developed for ransomware attacks similar to those of Ryuk or LockerGoga.
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