Hacker forces thousands of printers to churn out PewDiePie support message

Hacker forces thousands of printers to churn out PewDiePie support message

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For the second time in less than three weeks, a hacker has forced thousands of internet-connected printers to spit out messages in support of Swedish video game commentator and YouTube star PewDiePie. The initial attack, which occurred in late November, reportedly caused roughly 50,000 printers to churn out a message urging readers to follow PewDiePie in order to ensure that his channel remains number one in total subscriptions.

The perpetrator, who refers to himself as TheHackerGiraffe, struck again in the last several days, this time possibly doubling the number of affected printers to 100,000 machines.

 

Read more here: scmagazine.com

 

 



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