Researcher Demos Hacking of 3D Printer Firmware That Can Trigger a Fire


Hacking IoT devices has always been a privacy and security risk. Not only it can steal data from the users, but can also cause physical damage. Recently, a similar attack strategy has surfaced online where hacking a 3D printer firmware can induce fire.
Hacking 3D Printer Firmware Reportedly, the Senior Security Consultant at the firm Coalfire, Dan McInerney, has shared a series of posts detailing his findings of hacking 3d printer firmware. He demonstrated how a cyber attack on 3d printers can induce physical damages by triggering fire.

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