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Hackers Can Access Computers Through Fax Machine and Printer: Researchers

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    Hackers Can Access Computers Through Fax Machine and Printer

    A Silicon Valley company has discovered hackers can probably access every computer in an office through something very low-tech: a fax machine and printer. Scott Budman reports.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)

    A Silicon Valley company has discovered hackers can probably access every computer in an office through something very low-tech: a fax machine and printer.

    Researchers at Silicon Valley security company Check Point Software said hackers can break into an office's entire computer network through the all-in-one fax and printer machine. The reason? Fax machines are not password protected.

    NBC Bay Area business and tech reporters Scott Budman has more in the video report above.

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