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Security researcher Michael Jordon has managed to hack a Canon Pixma printer so that it can run the original DOOM

"Canon Pixma wireless printers have a web interface that shows information about the printer, for example the ink levels, which allows for test pages to be printed and for the firmware to be checked for updates."

However, he found that the interface doesn't need any sort of authentication to access. Off the bat the worst anyone could do would be print off hundreds of test pages and use up all of the printer's ink. Jordon found you could do much more, though. The interface lets you trigger the printer to update its firmware. It also lets you change where the printer looks for the firmware update.

In theory, you could create a custom firmware that spies on everything that printer prints, it can even be used as a gateway into the network it's tied into.

To show off what he'd learned Jordon opted to show DOOM running on the printer.

Canon has stated they will provide a fix as soon as possible.

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MyMiniFactory's production squad, lead designer Kirby Downey reportedly spent 35 hours designing and preparing DOOM's BFG for printing. On top of that the project was so damn massive that the company had to go ahead and split the model into over 70 pieces for the printing process, which ended up taking over 1,000 hours -- with additional pieces taking almost a month to print. 

Bethesda states that this work of DOOM-inspired art is so heavy it takes at least three people to carry the beast.

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In an extremely brief trailer, Bethesda and Id gave the sneakiest of peeks at their new Doom game, which will receive a full gameplay reveal during the company's E3 press conference June 14.

During these 11 seconds, Bethesda shows a classic revenant enemy and a shotgun.

Try to spot the difference 22 years of graphical improvement can make:



This is pretty stingy of Bethesda. We were already excited about the press conference (and our assumption that Fallout 4 will finally be announced), Bethesda didn't have to tease us even more.

That's all you get today, peasants.