Copiers Need Security, Too


The humble copy machine. The advanced multi-function device.
While we are all caught up securing our computer systems, what about the devices, often attached to our network that we don’t think about as possible security holes?
PC World writes Not long ago the biggest security issue in the photocopier industry was how to keep randy employees from scanning body parts. But times have changed: A new generation of jazzed-up office copiers can scan documents, send faxes or e-mail, and store reams of document images. The new networked machines are akin to modern desktop computers and servers, which makes them more vulnerable to predatory hackers.

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