Canon finally patches old vulnerabilities in printers
Canon has recently fixed some long-known vulnerabilities in its own printers via a patch. Printers still appear to be an attack surface that is too easily overlooked.
Canon has recently patched seven critical vulnerabilities in its multifunction and laser printers. The vulnerabilities came to li... Read more
Hundreds of HP printer models are highly vulnerable to RCE and DoS
HP warns of critical vulnerabilities in hundreds of HP printer models, including the LaserJet Pro, OfficeJet and DeskJet series.
The first vulnerability allows a buffer overflow. The vulnerability affects dozens of models (see: Affected Products). The buffer overflow creates the risk of Remote C... Read more
HP MFPs facing security vulnerabilities
Over 150 HP printers were tested by F-Secure Corp and were found to have security vulnerabilities that date back to 2013.
Security concerns are a global phenomenon, especially in the age of data. From entire databases getting hacked to something as menial as a printer, security vulnerabilities a... Read more
Thousands of printers are highly vulnerable to hacking attacks
Printers remain highly vulnerable to hacking attacks and lag behind in terms of security. This is the conclusion of two Italian researchers in a paper on the security of printers against attack methods.
The research paper shows that, despite recent hacking attacks in which printers were the sour... Read more