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    Are you ready for the internet of things? Printer Doom!

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    BBC News - Canon printer hacked to run Doom video game Ah the memories!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Javaphile View Post
    BBC News - Canon printer hacked to run Doom video game Ah the memories!


    Java "Please don't leave, there's more demons to toast!" phile
    Hi Java "must have too much time on hands" phile

    A qn: Where the hell do you find these quirky items?

    An awesome if very pointless hack...

    TampIt

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    Quote Originally Posted by TampIt View Post
    Hi Java "must have too much time on hands" phile

    A qn: Where the hell do you find these quirky items?

    An awesome if very pointless hack...

    TampIt
    BBC news, by the looks. ;-)

    The hack is only as proof-of-concept: if you can get Doom on there, you can get literally anything. Pretty big security issue, if you ask me: not many people expect their own printer to be attacking their home network!



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