Owners of certain Samsung printers may find their devices a target for hackers.
Samsung printers and some Dell printers made by Samsung have a hardcoded account that someone could use to control and access information on the devices, according to US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team).
As described by the security team, these printers contain a hardcoded SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) string that has full read/write access and stays active even if the network protocol is disabled by the user.
"A remote, unauthenticated attacker could access an affected device with administrative privileges," US-CERT said. "… Read more