HP sued over LaserJet printer security flaw

By Leeky · 7 replies
Dec 9, 2011
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  1. Last week researchers at Columbia University demonstrated a security flaw in certain Hewlett Packard LaserJet printers that, if exploited, could lead to them catching fire. The team also pointed out that…

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  2. Muggs

    Muggs TS Rookie Posts: 56

    I swear attorneys read these headlines and have cartoon $ signs in their eyes.
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    How many case of fire in an HP Laser Printer have all the members of the Techspot list seen combines in the past 15 years.
  4. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    intentional or unintentional? :p
  5. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,136   +131

    Firmware update is released, problem fixed, case falls apart, stuck with court filing costs, fml...
  6. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 3,797   +117

    I've seen a few..... :haha:
  7. Leeky, please finish your sentences.

    What exactly have you seen? Have you seen a few intentional fires or a few unintentional fires to the HP Laser Printer!?
  8. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 3,797   +117

    Sorry, boss. :(

    Its an "ongoing" thing between me and members of this forum. I'm known as the guy that likes to torch perfectly functional hardware. It was a joke.

    P.S. I hope the above sentences were complete enough for you. ;)

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