QNAP NAS user? You’d better check your hosts file for mystery anti-antivirus entries

Network attached storage maker QNAP’s customers have reported being hit by a mystery strain of old-school malware that disables software updates by hijacking entries in host machines’ file. The malware’s full effects are, as yet, unknown – but users have reported that the most visible symptom is that some 700 entries are added to the file that redirect a bunch of requests to IP address 0.0.0.0.

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