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HP Printers Suffer From 1980s-Style Coding Error

June 25, 2014

There's a telnet debug shell vulnerability in the firmware of some HP laser printers, according to a warning from the US Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

The vulnerability note state that "certain HP LaserJet Professional printers contain a telnet debug shell which could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to data." The telnet debug shell carries the usernames and passwords of the party using the printer unencrypted, in the clear. The developer code apparently was left in the final production of various printer models.

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HP Sells WebOS To LG Electronics

June 25, 2014

Previously we reported that HP was dumping WebOS in favor of Android. Now Reuters reports HP has sold its operating system to LG Electronics.

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Goodbye WebOS: HP Is Moving To Android For Its Devices

June 25, 2014

The fate of WebOS seems clearer following a new report that HP will ship new mobile products featuring Google's Android.

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Popular Websites Have Weak DKIM Key Lengths

June 25, 2014

Google used weak Domainkey Identified Mail or DKIM, says one expert.

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HP Firmware Hacks Patched

June 24, 2014

With much anticipation, the Columbia University researchers Ang Chui and Jonathan Voris presented their full findings on remotely hacking HP printers at the 28th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Germany, last week.

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