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Can malware send things to the printer?


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I was wondering if any virus or spyware/adware can actually send printjobs to an attached (or default betworked) printer? I came back to work today and there was a 6 page printout sitting in the computer which was I think, a adult website with a lot of links on it. The printer is in my office and physically attached to my machine, but all people in the office except the secretary use it as the default printer. All run XP Pro. Printer is a HP8000 LaserJet

Also, is there any way to pull up the list of recently printed documents to a printer and where they came from?

To note: I recently had the Smithfraud.C virus and the AVGold/About:Blank hijack (but through the help of WARE here on this site, defeated it).

Thanks guys
Tim R.
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