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  • Bleepingcomputer: Nearly 700 Brother printers left exposed online

    Posted on October 5th, 2017 at 23:39 Kirsty Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Another article by Catalin Cimpanu (October 5th, 2017) for bleepingcomputer.com, warns of a problem with security of internet-connected Brother printers, where the printers’ backend panels and password reset functions are exposed online.

    While the full list of affected models does not appear to have been published yet, the article provides these models as examples: “DCP-9020CDW, MFC-9340CDW, MFC-L2700DW, or MFC-J2510, just to name a few”.

    Organizations running Brother printers should verify if the printer exposes the administration panel by default online, and/or set a custom password to prevent unauthorized access to the device.

    You can read the full article here