New printer security flaws affect most major brands

It’s not just mobile devices, servers and PCs that IT needs to worry about when it comes to security. Office printers can create their own headaches – and new printer security vulnerabilities could put businesses at risk, says one researcher. 

Mobile malware grew 600% in 3 months

Trend Micro, a provider of content security software, recently announced mobile malware targeting Android devices increased dramatically between July and September. Way more than security experts predicted, in fact.

Overlooked network security threat: The office printer

IT departments put a lot of effort into training users and installing firewalls and antivirus software to keep hackers from accessing company’s network via desktop PCs. But there are other devices with vulnerabilities that can threaten network security – for example, multifunction office printers.