Tag: NAS


What is NAS (network-attached storage) and how does it work?

July 23, 2021

Via: Network

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a category of file-level storage that’s connected to a network and enables data access and file sharing across a heterogeneous client and server environment. “Ideally, NAS is platform- and OS-independent, appears to any application as another […]

Editorial, Hardware

What to consider when searching for the best NAS

October 5, 2017

Via: James Hughes

Network attached storage or NAS is a technology that functions as a network node in a box. Without implying the same complexity of a file server, this storage system has a greater storage capacity and network administrators (and applications or […]


Thousands of Seagate NAS boxes host cryptocurrency mining malware

September 13, 2016

Via: CSO

Thousands of publicly accessible FTP servers, including many from Seagate network-attached storage devices, are being used by criminals to host cryptocurrency mining malware. Researchers from security vendor Sophos made the discovery when they investigated a malicious program dubbed Mal/Miner-C, which […]