A group of German researchers just released details about their long-term printer hacking project. The team found vulnerabilities in all of the 20 printers they tested. Some flaw allowed basic denial of service (DoS) attacks, while others allowed the team to root the printers, or steal sensitive print jobs. Watch the Daily Byte to learn more, and if you’re interested in further details check out the team’s many resources in the reference section below.
Episode Runtime: 3:09
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VuHFAI89rI
- German researcher’s blog post on printer security project – Blogspot
- Academic white paper on printer security project [PDF] – Rub.ed
- Wiki page on hacking printers – Hacking-Printer.net
- PRET: Printer Exploitation Tool – Github