Hikvision Declares 'Never Click On Links In Emails'

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jan 09, 2018

Hikvision is stepping up its cybersecurity efforts with a clear recommendation - to never click on links in emails:

It is a surprising change since Hikvision has relied on links in their 'Special Bulletin' emails in responding to their own numerous cybersecurity vulnerabilities, such as:

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