Τι δουλειά έχει ένας printer barrel PIXMA with the game Doom? In 1993, the shooter Doom was a pretty groundbreaking game. In 2014, the same game is used by ethical hackers to prove their existence vulnerable σημεία διάφορες online Appliances.
During the duration speaking at the 44Con conference in London, Michael Jordon from Context Information Security demonstrated that he could very easily hack the printer Canon PIXMA - popular for homes and small businesses - making him run Doom.
The web interface is used by the printer to indicate the ink level and print status. But it soon became apparent that a hacker could use it to update the machine firmware - the code that is essentially the heart and soul of the printer.
Jordon took advantage of what the company described as "awesome" encryption that protects the firmware to add some tweaks to the code, allowing it to control the machine remotely.
"If you can run Doom on a printer, you can do a lot more nasty things," Jordon told the Guardian. "In a corporate environment, who suspects printers?"