Prusa delivers large 3d printer Prusa XL next year from 2099 euros

Prusa has announced its largest 3D printer to date. The Original Prusa XL is based on the CoreXY system and will include a new generation extruder. The Prusa XL will cost 2099 euros and will be delivered in the second or third quarter of 2022. The Original Prusa XL has a print volume of 36x36x36cm, … Read more

Customer sues Canon for disabling scan function when printer ink runs out

A New Yorker has filed a class action lawsuit against Canon because the company allegedly disables scanning and faxing when the printer’s ink runs out. According to the chief prosecutor, an all-in-one printer must also be able to perform those functions without ink. Prosecutor David Leacraft represents at least a hundred and, he estimates, thousands … Read more

Thingiverse Database of 228,000 Users Circulates the Web

A 36GB database containing data from 228,000 Thingiverse accounts has been circulating on malicious hacker forums for over a year. In addition to email and IP addresses, these are full names that users may have entered. The 36GB backup file contains 228,000 unique email addresses. The file appeared on the Internet a year ago. The … Read more

Only admins can install printers and drivers after PrintNightmare patch

Microsoft has released a patch for the PrintNightmare bugs. This not only fixes the vulnerability, but also changes the way printer drivers can be installed. From now on, only system administrators can do this. The change comes along with a patch for PrintNightmare, a series of bugs in Windows’ Print Spooler feature. It appeared at … Read more

Microsoft releases out-of-band patch for printer bug in Windows 10 1809

Microsoft has released an out-of-band update for Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 for a bug that caused printers to stop working. That was due to a security update that was released for an earlier bug in Windows. The update is KB5005394. It is only available for Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019. … Read more

16-year-old vulnerability discovered in HP, Samsung and Xerox laser printer software

A 16-year-old vulnerability has been found in the drivers of HP, Samsung and Xerox laser printers. The vulnerability could allow attackers to gain admin rights to victims’ systems. Patches have since been released that fix the problem. Cybersecurity firm SentinelOne , which noticed the leak, writes that a total of “millions of printers sold” would … Read more

16-year-old vulnerability discovered in laser printer software HP, Samsung and Xerox

A 16-year-old vulnerability has been found in the drivers of HP, Samsung and Xerox laser printers. The vulnerability could allow attackers to gain admin rights to victims’ systems. Patches have since been released that fix the problem. Cybersecurity company SentinelOne, which noticed the leak, writes that a total of “millions of printers sold” would be … Read more

Microsoft fixes label printer issues caused by PrintNightmare update

Microsoft has resolved printer issues caused by the recent PrintNightmare patch. Certain Zebra and Dymo label printers stopped working properly after update KB5004945. The latest update is automatically distributed within 24 hours. Microsoft released multiple emergency updates to Windows 10 version 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 in the past few days to address vulnerability CVE-2021-34527, better … Read more

Software update: Cura 4.10

Cura was developed by Ultimaker to make 3d printing as easy and streamlined as possible. Cura contains everything you need to be able to print a 3d file. It works with all Ultimaker printers, as well as those from RepRap and Printrbot. Cura is easy to install and contains the latest firmware as well as … Read more

Software update: Cura 4.9.1

Cura was developed by Ultimaker to make 3d printing as easy and streamlined as possible. Cura contains everything you need to be able to print a 3d file. It works with all Ultimaker printers, as well as those from RepRap and Printrbot. Cura is easy to install and contains the latest firmware as well as … Read more