My wifi printer has just printed this after printing a pdf:

stackoverflowin/sthack the hacker god has returned - sthack@protonmail.com - h

My PC and/or printer is compromised?

  • We have some clients complaining about this too. Our guess, the printer is publicated (in your firewall/modem) to receive packets/printers from any IP on the internet. – user693125 Feb 2 '17 at 18:22
  • Don't think you are trolling because I found this but don't have an answer either. Quite feels like your printer is bugged – pun Feb 2 '17 at 19:08
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    I've encountered the same message on a printer with a public IP, which I'm assuming is the issue… The printer is an HP Color LaserJet and the obvious question is whether it's possible to limit access to let's say a range of IPs because I doubt I'll able to build a proper network infrastructure (work). – Harold Cavendish Feb 3 '17 at 10:06
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    See here bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/… – Yisroel Tech Feb 5 '17 at 5:39
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    It is more complicated than a simple answer. A read through the Bleeping Computer article should give you some answers. – Yisroel Tech Feb 5 '17 at 15:58

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