In late November 2018, a hacker found over 50,000 printers were exposed to the Internet in ways they shouldn’t have been. He wanted to raise awareness of this problem, and got himself into a whole heap of trouble.
Why are local printers being hacked for this pic.twitter.com/fAnNTIp6ds— maddy (@maddyuhhh) November 29, 2018
If you’re going to be a hacktivist, follow the advice in this video to conduct proper OpSec.
Very special thanks goes to The Hacker Giraffe for sharing their story.
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- BBC interview with Hacker Giraffe and J3ws3r
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JACK: Today we’re going to talk with a wanted man.
GIRAFFE: Hi. I’m Hacker Giraffe.
JACK: He’s responsible for doing some hacking that’s hit the news in the last few months.