Uniview Weak Local / Strong Remote Password Policy Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Mar 14, 2017

With the continuing onslaught of cyber-security breaches (see Dahua backdoor recently discovered, Hikvision defaulted devices getting hacked) making devices accessible via the public Internet is risky, especially when many users fail to change default passwords or use weak passwords.

However, many users and integrators prefer to leave default passwords to simplify local setup, troubleshooting and access.

Uniview has added a feature that aims to have it both ways by blocking remote access for weak passwords. In this report, we look at this feature and analyze how well it works and what its impact could be.

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