Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 31st Dec 2011 07:57 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Columbia University researchers claim millions of HP printers could be open to remote attack via unsecured Remote Firmware Updates. Cybercriminals could steal personal information or attack otherwise secure networks. HP agrees there is a theoretical security problem but says no customer has ever reported unauthorized printer access. The company denies some of the claims and is still investigating others.
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Comment by broken_symlink
by broken_symlink on Sat 31st Dec 2011 14:28 UTC
broken_symlink
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2005-07-06

the professor for my data structures class at columbia would joke about his research was in trying to blow up a printer by printing something. i guess he was serious after all...

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