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EXPLOIT CODE TO HACK LEXMARK PRINTERS AND PHOTOCOPIERS PUBLISHED, USES ZERO DAY VULNERABILITIES

The American corporation Lexmark International, Inc. is a privately owned business that specializes in the production of laser printers and other image goods. The researcher found that the product is susceptible to two vulnerabilities, either of which can be exploited by an adversary to copy file data from a source path to a destination path […]

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How much can you trust your printer?

Which assets can be made accessible by printer vulnerabilities? Business-class printers are often running a variant of Linux, which means they have many of the same vulnerabilities that you would find on any network attached Linux server. Many zero-day exploits that have been found in theĀ LinuxĀ kernel could be found in these printers if they are […]

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Hackers are sending receipts with anti-work messages to businessesā€™ printers

Hackers are targeting printers of businesses around the world to print ā€˜anti-workā€™ slogans pushing workers to demand better pay. Multiple employees are sharing on Twitter and Reddit the images of anti-work messages sent to the printers of their organizations. The messages encourage workers to protect their rights and discuss their pay with coworkers and demand […]

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Critical Printing Shellz flaws impact 150 HP multifunction printer models

Cybersecurity researchers from F-Secure have discovered two critical vulnerabilities, collectively tracked as Printing Shellz, that impact approximately 150 multifunction printer models. The vulnerabilities can be exploited by attackers to take control of vulnerable devices and steal sensitive information, from enterprise networks. The issues date back to 2013 and HP fixed them ([1], [2]) in November. The […]

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