Blog Posts Tagged with "Multi-Function Printers"


Printer Hack: Researchers Can Set Media’s Pants on Fire

December 07, 2011 Added by:Brian Smithson

What was most irresponsible in this case was that the researchers took their exploit of one model of printer from one manufacturer and without even a cursory investigation extrapolated the threat to “hundreds of millions” of printers and fed it to a media hungry for sensational headlines...

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HP Printer Hack Video Shows Sensitive Data Tweet Too

December 05, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

The researchers showed how a maliciously formed print job could cause an HP printer’s firmware to be reprogrammed so it acts like a copy machine – sending an exact print job to any place in the world, and the attackers also get a tweet showing sensitive information parsed from the print job...

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Millions of Printers Vulnerable to Hacking Attacks

November 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“How many of those printers are out there?’ It could be much more than 100 million... It may ultimately lead to telling everyone they just have to throw their printers out and start over. Fixing this is going to require a very coordinated effort by the industry..."

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Multi-Function Printers and Security Beyond Compliance

October 20, 2011 Added by:David Sopata

Compliance in many cases is one of the biggest drivers for security. Compliance may not exactly require you to secure your Multi-Function printers or other devices, but since most organization generally want to do the right thing, it may be required to go beyond compliance...

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