Hikvision Pledges 'Never' 'Backdoors'

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 27, 2017

With criticisms rising, Hikvision has gone on the record publicly declaring:

Hikvision never has, does or would intentionally contribute to the placement of “backdoors” in its products.

One indisputable point is that Hikvision is clearly feeling pain here to force such a public response.

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