Beware the fax machine: some hackers target old gadgets


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  • Monday, 13 Aug 2018

Many machines are too old to even update. That means it will be difficult for companies to stop hackers from entering their system.

What could be less threatening than the old office fax machine? Nothing. That’s precisely why it’s used as a backdoor for hackers to get into an organisation’s network.

Check Point, a cyber security firm in Israel, said that their research discovered security flaws in tens of millions of fax machines.

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