Robert Abel, Author at SC Media

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HP OfficeJet Printers bug puts entire network at risk coupled with EternalBlue

Critical flaws in millions of HP OfficeJet Printers will allow attackers to gain control of the printers potentially using it as a springboard into the network it’s connected to. Check Point researchers announced two critical stack-based buffer overflows vulnerabilities in HP’s implementation of the widely used Group 3 (G3) fax protocols in all its OfficeJet…

Comcast Xfinity exposed 26.5 million customer SSNs and partial home addresses

Security researcher Ryan Stevenson spotted a vulnerability in Comcast Xfinity’s in-home authentication system, which exposed the partial home addresses and partial Social Security numbers of 26.5 million customers. The authentication feature is designed to make it easier for customers to access their accounts and reduce instances of password resets by letting users choose their correct…

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