Configure SSL /https · NAS server · Secure your NAS

SSL on your WordPress site hosted on your Synology

I finally managed to add a Let’s encrypt to the WordPress sites I have hosted on my Synology (a while ago, I just forgot to post about it) and this definitely requires a blog post so others can also make it work. Oh! this will work with Dynamic IP’s 🙂 Prerequisites: Install WordPress on your… Continue reading SSL on your WordPress site hosted on your Synology

Configure SSL /https · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Secure your synology with https/ SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt

Have you updated your Synology to the latest DSM 6? If you haven’t done it yet, here is reason to get you started. I have been wanting to do this for a long time, but I never managed to figure out how to do it until now. Buy a domain name First of all, you need… Continue reading Secure your synology with https/ SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt

NAS server · Secure your NAS · Security Advisor

Increase the security on your NAS with Synology Security Advisor

Synology users have been suffering attacks, the most disturbing Synolocker,  which has left us wondering how secure our files are on these machines. To regain confidence Synology has launched two packages in the latest DSM 5.1 update to help users secure even more their synology. The packages are: Security Advisor and Antivirus In this post… Continue reading Increase the security on your NAS with Synology Security Advisor

NAS server · Scan for virus · Secure your NAS

Scan you Synology for virus- Antivirus Essential

I installed the Synology Antivirus Essential, but I have to admit that I have never done anything with it. Quite silly, right? Last week I got an update, so after it was done, I checked the app. Let’s take a look. On the overview tab, you can check the status of the scans. Let’s look… Continue reading Scan you Synology for virus- Antivirus Essential

Known security issues · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Affected by Synolocker? Follow this steps…

Synology users running the old versions of the DSM has been affected by attackers who hack into their synology, encrypt the files and then replace the DSM with a page asking for 0.6 bitcons ($350) as a ransom money for the password to unprotect the files. Affected users may encounter the following symptoms: When attempting… Continue reading Affected by Synolocker? Follow this steps…

2-step verification · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Secure your synology with 2-step verification login

To add a layer of security to your synology, you can enable 2-step verification. Here is how you do it: You will need either: an iphone or ipad to install an authenticator app or an android phone or a blackberry, to be able to authenticate yourself. (Continue reading for more details). Log in your synology… Continue reading Secure your synology with 2-step verification login

Block IP address · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Block unauthorized people from access your Synology NAS DSM 5.0

Once your Synology is accessible from the internet, some people will try to hack your password and access your NAS. Synology offers a service to block people’s IP address when they fail to log in after a specified number of attempts. This service will prevent them from trying again from the same IP. Here is… Continue reading Block unauthorized people from access your Synology NAS DSM 5.0

Change SQL database password · Secure your NAS

Change password on your SQL database with phpMyAdmin

To prevent your database to be accessed by unathorized people, it is highly recommended to change the password of your SQL database. IMPORTANT: When you change the database password, you need to change also in your wp-config file. I will show how to this in the tutorial, but until you have done the changes in… Continue reading Change password on your SQL database with phpMyAdmin

Block IP address · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Block unauthorized people from access your Synology NAS

UPDATE: If you have upgraded to DSM 5.0 check Block authorized people from access your Synology NAS DSM 5.0 Once your Synology is accessible from the internet, some people will try to hack your password and access your NAS. Synology offers a service to block people’s IP address when they fail to log in after… Continue reading Block unauthorized people from access your Synology NAS

Encrypt files · NAS server · Secure your NAS

Encrypt important folders in your Synology NAS DS713+

Now that you bought your brand new Synology NAS and have started saving important and personal files on it, you are probably worrying about hackers accessing your data. To protect your personal data Synology offers the possibility to encrypt shared folders and protect your data when you are accessing them through the internet. NOTE: Folders… Continue reading Encrypt important folders in your Synology NAS DS713+