Scanners Can Be Hijacked to Perpetrate Cyberattacks

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    John Daniell
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    Ben-Gurion University, 3/28/2017

    Researchers from Ben-Gurion University demonstrated the ability to communicate with and potentially activate malware on a computer by directing pulsing lights to a typical office scanner that was left open on the same network. These exploits exemplify how seemingly secure devices could be a potential security threat to other networked machines.

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