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Copiers pose bigger threats than paper jams, cybersecurity experts say

Author: Fielding Buck / Source: Press Enterprise

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Ever think of your copier as posing a cyber threat? It can, experts said last week at the Southern California Procurement, Trade & Manufacturing Summit in Riverside.

People don’t realize a printer is a PC, said Jonathan Ramirez of Hewlett-Packard in a seminar on cybersecurity for small to medium-sized businesses.

“They don’t think about it. They don’t realize that there are ports in a printer, and they are a threat.”

HP has a series of advertorial videos on YouTube called “The Wolf” dramatizing how a cybercriminal played by Christian Slater could use copiers to gain control of a company’s entire network.

Just sending an infected document to a printer…

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