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Hacker demonstrates Canon printer vulnerability by running 'Doom' on it

By Shawn Knight
Sep 16, 2014
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  1. Some hackers enjoy defacing property or stealing sensitive data to demonstrate security vulnerabilities. Others, like Michael Jordon from Context Information Security, would rather get their point across by playing video games.

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    This is funny. Though I imagine I would not be laughing, if I found a copy of Doom loaded on a printer I was fixing to print with.
     
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  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    Looking forward to seeing Doom on iWatch and other versions of handcuffs with a display.
     
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  4. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,333   +267

    Vulnerability? More like Upgrade.
     
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  5. Nero7

    Nero7 TS Booster Posts: 166   +48

    Smart Fridge and Smart Toaster and the rest of the Smart House will follow?
     
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    That would make the iWatch worth buying. Hahaha
     
  7. The internet of (hackable) thing has begon
     
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  8. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    That's excellent.
     
  9. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,191   +590

    I wonder if we can run doom on the Cisco phones in my office :)
     
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    Try Crysis instead!

    OMG - I can't believe I said that. It was the first thing that popped into my head, so I said the hell with it.
     
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  11. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,691   +1,879

    Unless you're planning on having the iWatch being the punchline of a million dredged from antiquity, "but will it run Crysis", hackneyed memes, I'd be careful what you wish for.:oops:
     
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    Just think I actually took the lead with my next comment. :/
     
  13. Moxiy

    Moxiy TS Member Posts: 38

    Hmm interesting...
     
  14. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,691   +1,879

    Troiuble maker!

    (Although I think you may have ninja-ed me. My typing and rewording seems to take forever. It's even worse now that I'm older).
     
  15. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

  16. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,320   +709

    Experience and treachery FTW.
     

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