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May 23, 2006

Vending machines & printers can be open network threats.

From our buddies over at ZDNet Australia...

As common office items such as printers, vending machines and lifts become more advanced and run embedded operating systems, they could easily create vulnerabilities that are often overlooked by administrators.

The article goes on to say that many of these machines run on modified versions of windows or Linux. As such, there are usually updats for them to fix security problems that arise. The article ends by telling people to moniter network traffic... (Link - ZDNet Australia)

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