Samsung Printer Passwords Hard-Coded

By Robert Vamosi | 11/28/12 3:16 AM

In an alert, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US CERT) is warning that a hard coded administrative account in Samsung and Dell-branded printers could allow remote attackers to take control of their device.

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Dangerous by Default – Embedded Devices and Their Invaders

By JDavis | 3/8/11 7:23 AM

Embedded devices are an integral part of everyday life, from where we work to where we live and play. It is well known that more traditional offline machines like printers, air conditioners, and security cameras are being connected to the Internet. On the business front, relying on IP-enabled devices helps to drive down costs in repairs while putting efficiency on the rise.

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Printers: The New Hackers’ Instrument of Havoc?

By JDavis | 1/26/11 7:17 AM

According to recent research, there are many common office devices that are major hacking targets. In the past decade, printers have become more high-tech with Web, email, and WiFi capabilities, without the security to protect them from unwanted attacks. According to the Technology Review,

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