viernes, 2 de diciembre de 2011

HP slams sensational reports about LaserJet printer hack vulnerability

-- Columbia University researchers have demonstrated how hackers can use printers not only to infect computer systems and steal information but to set printers on fire. Their claims were made this week in a demo at Columbia University’s Intrusion Detection Systems Laboratory for msnbc. They report a security flaw in Hewlett-Packard printers open for exploit. While their experiments were only on HP printers, they said that they are just starting to sample other manufacturers’ printers too.


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