I once wrote an article about how in theory a printer could get hacked. It was a hypothetical. At the time, the prospect was bizarre.
But that was probably 15 years ago. Endpoint security was pretty narrow in scope: lockdown the attack paths leading to a pretty finite number of devices. Get some good antivirus software. Implement and forget.
Obviously, with the proliferation of wireless networks and devices and the march to the cloud, endpoint security has grown far more complex. Yes, printers do get hacked. Pretty often actually. But so do any number of IoT devices that have emerged during the last decade.
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