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Q: Protecting Yourself from Deadbolt




In response to Deadbolt ransomware attacks affecting ASUSTOR devices, myasustor.com DDNS service will be disabled as the issue is investigated.

For your protection, we recommend the following measures:

  • Change default ports, including the default NAS web access ports of 8000 and 8001 as well as remote web access ports of 80 and 443.
  • Disable EZ Connect.
  • Make an immediate backup.
  • Turn off Terminal/SSH and SFTP services.

For more detailed security measures, please refer to the following link below:


If you find that your NAS has been affected by Deadbolt ransomware, please follow the steps listed below.

1. Unplug the Ethernet network cable
2. Safely shut down your NAS by pressing and holding the power button for three seconds.

3. Click on the link below for more information.

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