oly720man
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Even Photocopiers Aren't Safe From Hackers

Tue Oct 05, 2004 12:54 am

Making copies of something important? Photocopiers are the latest networked devices to fall prey to hackers armed with nothing more than Google's search engine

Hackers are using search engines to watch what people photocopy.

Using Google hacks -- requests typed into the search engine that bring up cached information on networks -- hackers are discovering and using login details for networked photocopiers so they can watch what is being copied.

and the rest here......

http://news.zdnet.co.uk/internet/security/0,39020375,39167848,00.htm


They'll be hacking the network enabled coffee maker next..
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Mir
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RE: Even Photocopiers Aren't Safe From Hackers

Tue Oct 05, 2004 1:15 am

They'll be hacking the network enabled coffee maker next..

And then the software companies will be saying that everyone has to buy their coffee maker anti-virus program, in order to prevent hackers from turning that nice pot of regular into decaf...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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