Massive Qlocker ransomware attack uses 7zip to encrypt QNAP devices

Lawrence Abrams reports:

A massive ransomware campaign targeting QNAP devices worldwide is underway, and users are finding their files now stored in password-protected 7zip archives.

The ransomware is called Qlocker and began targeting QNAP devices on April 19th, 2021. Since then, there has been an enormous amount of activity in our support forum, and ID-Ransomware has seen a surge of submissions from victims.

Read more on BleepingComputer. In an update, Abrams reports that a possible way to recover files for free has been found. See their site for more information.

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