TheHackerGiraffe, the hacker who breached innocent users’ unsecured printers, Google Chromecast streaming devices, and smart TVs to promote the PewDiePie YouTube channel, has announced his retirement.
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Join us for our special Christmas episode as we tell tales of printer hacking, website defacement, Grinches, and how Google is snooping on your private YouTube videos.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The CyberWire’s Dave Bittner.
Reality Winner, the US government contractor who leaked top secret documents about Russian hacking, has pleaded guilty.
A 20-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft Windows proves you should probably have been a lot more wary of using other people’s printers.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
If you can hack a wireless printer to play one of the most famous video games of all time, what else can you do with it?
Owners of certain HP LaserJet Pro printers are being advised to protect themselves against a security vulnerability “as soon as possible”, after researchers found it was possible to remotely access admin passwords and other information.
Beware! Cybercriminals have attempted to infect computers worldwide, disguising their attack as an email claiming to come from a scanner in your office.
A malware attack cloaks its true intentions by posing as an emailed scan from a printer.
Would your users click on the attachment without thinking twice?
There’s a serious security vulnerability on some HP LaserJet printers.
The good news is that it’s now been patched.
The bad news is that you don’t know if your HP LaserJet printer needs the fix - because HP hasn’t told you.
Researchers claim to have discovered a security vulnerability in “tens of millions” of HP LaserJet printers that could allow a remote hacker to install malicious firmware.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.