Reply to post: Re: The problem is that it doesn't require any physical presence

Infosec geniuses hack a Canon PRINTER and install DOOM

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Re: The problem is that it doesn't require any physical presence

Maybe there should be a physical button that needs pressing to enable the 'Write Protect Off' state of the program store. Maybe the button could be behind a wee locked door inside the printer.

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