3 steps to total compromise – why Google’s 86,000 indexed printers should have your IT team jumping.

There’s been bit of coverage in the technology press about Google’s “Indexing” of tens of thousands of publicly available printers connected directly to the Internet. 

According to Darren Arnott, Principal Consultant with information security consultancy TrustedImpact, this means that two to three billion internet users can view the details about your printer’s configuration.

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