Xerox announced security enhancements to its line of Xerox AltaLink Multifunction Printers (MFPs). Now IT professionals have an extra layer of protection and a more proactive approach to network threats.
HP Inc has posted an update to address a pair of serious security vulnerabilities in its InkJet printers. The firmware update patches CVE-2018-5924 and CVE-2018-5925, two flaws that can be exploited by printing a file that triggers a stack or static buffer overflow, giving you the ability to then execute malicious code on the targeted… Continue reading Beware Of Printer Malware
The security of the IoT devices has become an issue of intense concern lately especially in the modern office environments which grow their mobility and networking capabilities. Printers and MFPs have got an Internet connection to help enhance office productivity and effectively manage workflows. These means, first of all, that anyone could reach a printer… Continue reading Hollywood Joins HP In Its Printer Security Campaign
Recently, a computer hacker has claimed responsibility for sending anti-Semitic fliers to networked printers at different universities all over the country. This coordinated cyberattack has included the University of Maryland and Princeton, academic departments and administrative offices at schools in Illinois, California, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland.
A flood attack has been popular among hackers for years. It’s a kind of attack to take down a website by raising false traffic. Usually, such action is done through a malware on an infected PCs. (We could have seen it in the top movies like Transformers and Die hard 4). The new type of… Continue reading Routers And Printers Could Be Used In Hackers’ Attacks
Symantec has announced the discovery of a new worm, which launches “trash” print jobs. Symantec identifies the worm as W32.Printlove. This malware exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Print Spooler Service Remote Code Execution (CVE 2010-2729), which was discovered back in 2010. The worm behave differently on computers with installed update for CVE 2010-2729 vulnerability and… Continue reading Printer Rabies: Symantec Discouvered Worm Depriving Users Of Paper
Hard times are coming to those who like to abuse copy machines, soon they’ll have to look for workaround. And all because Canon Japan together with Hitachi introduces a new security system for office printers based on biometric human parameters. Simply put, now to scan or print a document, you will need to confirm you… Continue reading Canon to Sell Printers with Biometric Protection
Previously we reported the discovery of yellow dots made by color laser printers and the reaction of European Union Committee on this issue. A study done by Electronic Frontier Foundation finds that most color laser printers add an identifying code on every page you print. This code is actually microscopic yellow dots printed on each… Continue reading Yellow Markings Left by Color Laser Printers Decoded
You may know that DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) prohibits your downloading and sharing any copyrighted material – pirated movies, music, book, TV shows, etc. If your computer IP is detected to take part in such activity, your ISP will receive a DMCA takedown notice – a formal message to report infringing content. The ISP… Continue reading Blame It All On Laser Printer
Epson has announced an extreme solution to the problem of users who print sensitive documents to network queues but then forget to pick them up — a printer that requires a smartcard before it will print. Documents to be printed using the EpsonNet Authentication Print system are first stored on a server much as they… Continue reading Epson Adds Security to Laser Printers