[unisog] QMS printer sending data to Internet sites?

John Stauffacher stauffacher at chapman.edu
Mon Sep 16 22:06:48 GMT 2002


I'd bet it's been spoofed. Usually printers are pretty tame beasts and
don't like attacking people or things...they just like to jam when you
*really* need a document printed.

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John Stauffacher
Network Administrator
Chapman University
stauffacher at chapman.edu
714-628-7249

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Sheldon [mailto:lsheldon at creighton.edu] 
Sent: Monday, September 16, 2002 1:11 PM
To: rita at princeton.edu
Cc: unisog at sans.org
Subject: Re: [unisog] QMS printer sending data to Internet sites?

> We received (and verified) an odd report.  A QMS printer on campus
appears
> to be sending packets to Internet sites, which perceive the traffic as
the
> usual hostile scans.  Has anyone else seen this rather bizarre
phenomenon?

Verified by host name, or verified by IP adddress?


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