Hackers could place internal defects into 3D prints, say NYU cybersecurity researchers

Hackers could place internal defects into 3D prints, say NYU cybersecurity researchers

Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have published a report highlighting two potential cybersecurity risks associated with 3D printing. The researchers noted that printing orientation and insertion of fine defects could represent “possible foci for attacks.” Could your 3D print be compromised by hackers? When designing a digital model for 3D printing, care must be taken to ensure that the printed object is sufficiently strong and not liable to break because of structural defects. But while a great deal of care and inspection can be applied at the design stage, what happens when an online intruder deliberately […]

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