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PewDiePie Hackers Say They Launched Second Printer Siege – 250,000 printers hit

A month after their attack last month hit 50,000 printers, hackers have again caused as many as 250,000 to print out messages supporting PewDiePie, the most-subscribed-to channel on Youtube. One of the hackers claims that the attack is meant to promote awareness about printer vulnerabilities, writing “Again – the point of this is to point out security flaws and common points of attack IT seems to overlook. While obviously spreading a meme.” The massive scale of the attacks reveal the major vulnerabilities of printer setups, and how these can compromise a network. 

Source: PewDiePie Hackers Say They Launched Second Printer Siege | Threatpost | The first stop for security news

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