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14 June 2017
 

How to Protect Against WannaCry Ransomware

 
Thank you for using Canon products.

It is found that ransomware known as WannaCry malware that forces users to pay a "ransom" to regain access to their data has been spreading worldwide

To ensure the safe and secure use of Canon varioPRINT production printers and certain print servers using Microsoft Windows OS, customers should apply the appropriate security patch to their Microsoft Windows operating system.

Affected Products:
varioPRINT and certain print servers using Microsoft Windows OS
varioPRINT 135 series
VarioPRINT 6000series
PRISMAsync
ColorPASS
imagePASS
imagePRESS Server
imagePRESS CR Server

We have confirmed all other Canon laser multifunctional printers and laser printers are not affected by the vulnerabilities exploited by WannaCry malware.

Please ensure the appropriate patch is applied for your continued safe and secure use of Canon products.

For more information, please contact your service provider.