[Samba] Ransomware?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue May 17 08:54:57 UTC 2016

Am 17.05.2016 um 03:13 schrieb ToddAndMargo:
> On 05/15/2016 01:00 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> On Sat, 2016-05-14 at 22:42 -0700, ToddAndMargo wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Is there anything in Samba that will help protect
>>> against ransomware?
>> I've not had to look into this properly, but I would suggest that
>> regular and genuinely offline backups and regular Read Only snapshots.
> On linux, I do xfsdump's and rotate several full backups.  I
> also leave the drives unmounted when not in use.  Ransomware
> is only dangerous where they can find a drive letter

that is simply not true

months ago there where ransomware which discovered shares without a 
drive letter assigend

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