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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

COPY THAT

As if you don’t have enough to worry about with hackers trying to steal your computer info, now word is out that office photocopiers also record data, and can also be hacked:

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NOTE: The good news: getting personal info from an office copier is not especially easy to do-- but it doesn’t require a rocket scientist, either. Machines made prior to 2002 are not a problem, and some copy companies take extra steps to safeguard their machines. Some companies don’t take any steps to safeguard their machines, though- and some don’t even realize this is a potential problem!

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