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Over 100,000 Printers Used to Print More Messages in Support of PewDiePie

TheHackerGiraffe and J3ws3r have exploited vulnerable printers yet again to send out messages in support of the YouTuber PewDiePie.  The message sent out in this wave of attacks mimicked the message from the previous attacks, giving directions on how to unsubscribe from T-Series and how to subscribe to PewDiePie. One user who was affected laughed about the fact that they were already a subscriber of PewDiePie, and then complained about the fact that the printer used to send the message was a label printer and that it cost them a lot of money to print enough labels to display the entire message.   TheHackerGiraffe continues to talk as if he sees nothing wrong with his actions and feels that he is helping people by exploiting their printers as it bring awareness to poor security protocols.

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