A new eCh0raix ransomware variation has been infecting NAS devices since last year according to a report. The new variant can now attack both QNAP and Synology NAS systems simultaneously.
Synology's long-awaited OS update, DSM 7, releases on June 29th. The company also announced new features for its cloud, C2, such as a password manager, directory services, fileshare, and backups.
Synology has the latest version of their NAS OS, DSM 7, available as a release candidate. Let's look at new features, such as Active Insight, and updates of things like the GUI and Storage Manager.
Today we take a look at the newest NAS device in Synology's lineup, the DS720+, with a particular focus on whether the SSD/NVMe caching ability is a worthwhile upgrade on your system.
Synology is hosting 23 separate workshops about their products. Initially planned to be in-person events, due to COVID-19, they've all been changed to online webinars, so now anyone can join.
Looking to cut the cord to save money on a monthly basis? Let's take a look into the combination of Synology, Plex, and HDHomeRun to see how they work together to provide one-stop entertainment.
Looking for on-site storage for your home or SMB? The DS1019+ should be on your short list, especially if want to use it as a Plex or other video server within the environment. See our take inside.
Synology made three announcements at their annual event which comprised of a new mesh router, free Active Backup licenses to backup local and cloud data, and phone support in North America.
If you need a lot of storage and want it locally in your home, take a look at the Synology DS1618+. The NAS device has six drive bays, great performance, and lots of extra apps to add functionality.
With the recent announcement of Synology's C2 cloud backup service combined with last month's World Backup Day, we take a look at the company's backup solution for your Synology NAS device.
People lose data on a daily basis, whether it's from a stolen phone, accidental deletion of a file, or a hard drive crash. Today's the day we remind everyone that backups are important.
If you have a lot of data and want to ensure that a backup exists offsite in case of a natural disaster, Synology is expanding its C2 offering to the world at a reasonable price, but there's a catch.
Today Synology released three new tools that can be installed on their NAS devices. Moments categorizes your photos, Drive stores your files, and Office lets you collaborate on documents.
Google has begun rolling out a new version of its Google Play Services app to supported Android devices. The roll-out that began on Thursday will prevent Google Cast from locking up your router.
If you require a lot of storage in your home, the DS1517+ might be for you. Sporting five drive bays, and the ability to expand to more, how does the DS1517+ stack up in the world of NAS devices?
Today Synology announced the release of a new storage device, the DS418play. The four-bay NAS device has an updated transcoding engine capable of providing two simultaneous 4K video streams.
Were you impacted by hurricanes Harvey or Irma? If so, ioSafe wants to help you out with some water- and fireproof devices. They're also donating money from sales to the Red Cross relief efforts.
Today I take a detailed look at Synology's latest version of Surveillance Station, an app you install on their NAS in order to centralize video cameras you have around your home or office.
Synology has announced the replacement for the RT1900ac. Named the RT2600ac, it's currently available in the Asia Pacific region, and will be available in the United States and elsewhere in January.
Synology announced the FS3017, a 24-bay rack mountable device that includes six cores, up to 512GB of RAM, and two 10GbE ports, but the performance isn't cheap: It's expected to top $10,000.
If you're in the market for a NAS device, should you put the QNAP TS-451+ on your shortlist? We explore not only performance, but features such as an integrated HDMI port, to see how it stacks up.
Today, Synology released a major update to their popular DSM operating system for NAS devices, adding many new features and functionality. Best of all, the update is free.
Synology is refreshing their NAS line for 2016, and the latest makeover is the DS216j, a two disk home-use storage device for those who want to store files and stream multimedia
Synology isn't just for storage anymore: The company has released the RT1900ac Wireless dual band gigabit router. Does it expand their great products into networking or should they stick with NAS?
Today we present a review of Synology's latest NAS offering, the DS716+, a two-disk device that runs DSM and promises to give you a safe place to store files and access them from anywhere in the world
Synology continues upgrading their product line for the new year with the announcement of the DS216, an update to the popular DS214 device released a couple of years ago.
Synology is launching a long-term beta of DSM 6.0, a complete revamp of their OS. Some of the new features are virtualization with Docker, 4k video transcoding, and even Apple Watch support.
Compared to a dedicated server, a desktop NAS is a considerably more compact backup solution, especially two-bay and four-bay models like the QNAP TS-453mini and Synology DS414slim on hand today.
The DiskStation DS1515 is aimed at home users as well as small businesses. Out of the box this NAS can handle five 3.5" hard drives, giving it a maximum capacity of 40TB using the latest 8TB drives.
Today Synology is releasing two new NAS devices: The DS1515 is a 5-bay standalone machine, while the RS815 is a 4-bay rack-mountable server, and both machines will offer the DSM 5.1 operating system.
Need more storage orr prefer to run with RAID-6 for extra protection? If so, the Thecus N7710-G might be the device for you. In this review, we'll see how the N7710-G compares to its competitors.
ioSafe claims to make a NAS device that protects your data from fire and water. Not backing down, we try our best to break it. Watch us burn and flood it to see how if your data is as safe as they say
While the UNIX world worked hard to fix the vulnerability in the bash shell, attention is now being turned to embedded-type devices such as routers and personal NAS devices as they run bash too.
QNAP is upping the ante in the storage war by promising not only performance and applications, but also virtualization on their NAS device. Run Windows or Linux on your NAS? We find out how it works.
A variant of the Cryptolocker malware that encrypts all of your files and demands bitcoins to unencrypt them has been found in the wild, attacking Synology NAS devices running DSM version 4.3.
Next in our line of NAS reviews is the Thecus N5550. This five bay NAS also includes features not seen on most devices, including an LCD panel, HDMI output, and audio jacks, but how well does it work?
If you're in the market for a new NAS device for your home, check out what we think of Synology's DS414, a four disk NAS that can store all of your data. How does it stack up to the competition?
Today I take a look at Thecus' latest NAS device designed for home, the N2310. It's a two-drive NAS and has a low price point. Did they cut corners to get the low price or is it a good buy?
The DS2413+ is Synology's newest twelve-bay NAS for small to medium sized businesses who need loads of storage. Along with supporting up to 48TB worth of drives out of the box, the...
Synology announces the DS413, the latest in their line of high quality NAS devices. This box has hardware encryption, consumes only four watts of power in hibernation mode, and supports hot swapping.