Security Highlight: Compromising Printers Via Malicious Third-Party Cartridges

This fall, HP Inc. published an article describing a buffer overflow vulnerability in their printer software which would allow an attacker to obtain persistent remote code execution on the printer. Buffer overflow vulnerabilities are common, but what makes this one noteworthy is that it can be exploited remotely by a malicious third-party printer cartridge. In the printer ecosystem, there ... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: April 28

CIA and 3D printers Voxel8, a supplier of 3D printers, has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the venture capital arm of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Voxel8, founded by technologists from Harvard University, is commercializing a new platform for 3D printing. The company enables engineers to create products with embedded 3D ... » read more