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FBI Warning: Secure Your Printer

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Author: Internet & Telephone

Late last week, the FBI issued a Private Industry Notification regarding Internet connected printers. These printers allow you to print remotely, when outside the network.

The FBI has confirmed that criminal actors have exploited vulnerabilities in these printers. Manipulating legitimate print jobs or to distribute threats and hate speech is the main goal. In one confirmed case, over 130 businesses across all sectors of the economy, received bomb threats via fax or forced print jobs.

Read more from MJ to see the FBI’s recommendations HERE 

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