QNAP Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices are being targeted by hackers using brute force attacks. Hackers use previously compromised credentials and generate commonly used passwords to log into NAS devices.

You can protect your QNAP devices by creating strong passwords for your accounts. Here's how to do it:

  1. In QTS, go to Options, then click Password Settings.
  2. Type your old password, then provide a new password. We recommend using a combination of numbers, upper and lower case letters, and special characters ($, #, etc.) to make a strong password.
  3. Type an email address for password recovery. To enable this feature, you need to configure SMTP settings in the Notification Center.
  4. Click Apply to save the changes.

See also

Safeguard your Home Network

Use Trend Micro Home Network Security to shield your smart home including your storage device and other connected devices from security threats.

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