Visible to the public "Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online"Conflict Detection Enabled

Ankit Anubhav, Principal Researcher at NewSky Security, has discovered that around 700 Brother printers have been left exposed as attackers can access the administration panels of these printers via the Internet. The absence of an administrator password upon the shipping of these printers has been revealed to be one of the causes of some of this exposure. This article further discusses the discovery of this exposure, how most organizations could be impacted by this exposure, how researchers plan to notify affected organizations, as well as how attackers could easily launch firmware attacks with the online exposure of a printer's administration panel.

Bleeping Computer reports "Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online"