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Faxploit: Retro hacking of fax machines can spread malware

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Over 20 years ago. People ringing a Fax number and sending page feeds. Then the fax machine couldn't receive till reloaded with roll or sheets.

Spam from travel companies was expensive for people using either thermal ribbons or thermal paper and moderately expensive for inkjet.

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