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Submission + - The Surprising Security Threat: Your Printers

jcatcw writes: Networked printers are more vulnerable to attack than many organizations realize. Symantec has logged vulnerabilities in five brands of network printers. Printers outside firewalls, for ease of remote printing, may also be open to easy remote code execution. They can be possible launching pads for attacks on the rest of the network. Disabling services that aren't needed and keeping up with patches are first steps to securing them.

As of next Tuesday, C will be flushed in favor of COBOL. Please update your programs.