printers

Hacking

Someone Is Claiming to Sell a Mass Printer Hijacking Service

After one hacker bombarded printers with a message urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie, someone is now claiming to offer a mass-printing service across the internet.
Joseph Cox
12.3.18
DRM

Printer Makers Are Crippling Cheap Ink Cartridges Via Bogus 'Security Updates'

Epson is just the latest company to wage covert war on consumer choice.
Karl Bode
10.15.18
knit art

Oh This? Just a Giant Starmap Made By a Hacked 80s Knitting Machine

Australian engineer Sarah Spencer unveiled “Stargazing: A knitted tapestry” over the weekend at the Electromagnetic Field Camp festival.
Becky Ferreira
9.4.18
Internet of Things

This Teen Hacked 150,000 Printers to Show How the Internet of Things Is Shit

“It was just a night I was bored to be honest, doing random shit.”
Christopher Moyer
2.8.17
publishing

The Print Shop: Why the Dot-Matrix Printer Icon Faded From View

The Print Shop, Brøderbund’s most popular app when that meant a whole lot, had a huge impact on computing. So why is it in the bargain bin these days?
Ernie Smith
6.6.16
News

More Than 14,000 College Printers in the US Are Open to Hackers

Hackers could remotely abuse them to print whatever they wanted, or even brick them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.29.16
hacker

A Hacker Made ‘Thousands’ of Internet-Connected Printers Spit Out Racist Flyers

The latest exploit of notorious hacker ‘Weev’ shows how awful the Internet of Things can be.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.16
Photos

An Interview With the Woman Who Takes Photos of Abandoned Printers

Fucking printers, how do they work?
Jason Koebler
10.17.15
videos

Here's a Drone Scanning an Office Building for Printers to Hack

Researchers show how to steal documents from vulnerable devices.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.5.15
machines

This 3D Printer Can Print 10 Materials at Once

And fix imperfections as it goes.
Victoria Turk
8.24.15
Health

Your Useless Inkjet Printer Could Soon Be Used to Test for Disease

Researchers have found a way to use "bio-ink" to print tests for everything from E. coli to early signs of cancer.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.7.15