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Networked Printers are Some of the Oldest IoT Devices, and over 1,000


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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:38 PM

Networked Printers are Some of the Oldest IoT Devices, and over 1,000 Lexmark Printers Are Vulnerable Today

Experts at NewSky Security scanned the Internet and discovered that "out of 1,475 unique IPs, 1,123 Lexmark printers had no security." We think of Internet of Things (IoT) as all the "new" devices added to networks like webcams, Internet-connected...

December 19, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  Internet of Things  

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http://securityaffai...vulnerable.html

 

 



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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:54 PM

Another, additional article:

 

User 'Gross Negligence' Leaves Hundreds of Lexmark Printers Open to Attack
by Tom Spring December 18, 2017 , 12:02 pm
Categories: Hacks, IoT, Privacy    

Researchers warn hundreds of Lexmark printers are vulnerable to a trivial hack thanks to user “gross negligence.”

See more about that:
https://threatpost.c...-attack/129187/