Printer Hacked: Please Send Bitcoins

Following the 150,000+ printers printing out messages from “stackoverflowin” we’ve seen others being hit with pages and pages of text.

Printer hacked: Please send 0.05 Bitcoin to 1DgjttwmDVgCbDfRFgb4siU4hcrH1HY1VW

If your printer is “hacked” or printing on its own this is scam – do not pay the ransom.

This is occurring because you have open ports in your router pointing to your printer. These need to be closed. Read our blog on how to secure your printer or follow the guide following the previous printer breaches here.

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