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  Just yesterday, we posted a story concerning printer security and how we should take it more seriously given IoT botnets that are swooping across the globe (namely Mirai), along with the sensitive data and documents these machines are custodians of. Today’s printers have relatively potent processors, complex operating systems and of course connect to the internet, to enable remote printing and firmware updates (among other things). Unsurprisingly, though the timing is impeccable, a hacker by the name of Stackoverflowin’ just made the case for increased security with it comes to printers. Stackoverflowin’ revealed to Bleeping Computer that he has gone on a tirade for the past 24 hours via... Read more...
If your office participates in a recycling program, it probably entails tossing used paper in a specially marked bin, which then gets picked up separate from the garbage and shipped out to a recycling plant where it's eventually re-purposed into paper again. It's a system that works, but Epson is looking to streamline the process with what it says is the world's first office paper making system, the PaperLab. The relatively compact setup (compared to a full fledged recycling plant) looks like a giant copying machine, but it's actually a contraption that securely shreds used paper and recycles it as new paper sheets, and does it without the use of water (no plumbing needed). Depending on the needs... Read more...