Synology has been investigating and working with users affected by a recent ransomware called "SynoLocker."
Synology has confirmed the ransomware affects Synology NAS servers running older versions of DiskStation Manager, by exploiting a vulnerability that was fixed in December 2013, at which time Synology released patched software and notified users to update via various channels. Affected users may encounter the following symptoms:
° When attempting to log in to DSM, a screen appears informing users that data has been encrypted and a fee is required to unlock data.
° Abnormally high CPU usage or a running process called “synosync” (which can be checked at Main Menu > Resource Monitor).
° DSM 4.3-3810 or earlier; DSM 4.2-3236 or earlier; DSM 4.1-2851 or earlier; DSM 4.0-2257 or earlier is installed, but the system says no updates are available at Control Panel > DSM Update.
For users who have encountered the above symptoms,...