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How much can you trust your printer?

Help Net Security: “Cybercriminals often leverage printer devices to gain access to networks and sensitive data in various ways. Their goal is to find a way to execute arbitrary, untrusted code on the target platform. This is a key reason why printer firmware updates so often. Printer OEMs are well aware of these threats, and constantly patch security vulnerabilities that attackers and malicious users might try to exploit. Of course, a successful exploit means that malicious software becomes operational within the network-attached printer, which can wreak havoc on cybersecurity within a corporate LAN setting…”

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