Rogue Printers: A Warning in Disguise

If you've heard about the thousands of rogue printers spitting out messages about the famous YouTuber PewDiePie over the past few weeks, it may just seem like some harmless prank, and for the most part, it is. At least this time. However, the fact that some threat actors were able to interface with devices on production networks and manipulate them into printing specific messages is a sign of lackluster, inadequate protection on those devices, and could be indicative of other holes in security infrastructure that could be exploited for much more nefarious purposes.


This article from Forbes discusses some of the risks and problem behaviors that this stunt have highlighted, and they're important ones. FrameWork has your network protected, but the information is still important to keep in mind!


The article can be found HERE.