Yeah this isn't really a surprise for office copiers, we have a huge canon station.. doesn't really concern me .. and the option to store your scans
is not usually enabled by default.. in normal operation they will store it temporarily until it's done with it's operation.. like while you're
printing off hundreds of sheets... or while it's converting a scan to PDF to email it to an address you specify.
The hard drive's main purpose is to store the operating system and act as temporary storage unless you tell it to keep those scans.
While most copiers have a "Flash" drive more expensive have both. You have to disassemble the printer to get to the drive itself. Some times there
is software available from the manufacture to "Flash" the drive(s). But do it yourself for assurance.
Makes it very easy for US enemies to get hold of sensitive data. If I were China I would love to get all the old copiers from defense contractors.
Of course they will all claim to protect the data, but, we all know that you can only protect what you know about.
More spies in the gremlins. How many of these machines (made in China) have an internet connection for auto program updates. How many can be used as
spy equipment. Funny really, you buy the opponents spyware.
Exactly, and the copier you used to accomplish that...
Yeah, that is where i was going with that. The copier stores a record. When your copy lease expires and you get a new one....who remediates that
I know that when I worked at a call center and we decommissioned a bunch of old computers, we actually F disked them, removed the HD, and physically
destroyed the HD (crushing them high heat). Those HD's had about a decade of business run through them, and we had upwards of 400 in total that we
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