Wireless Video Surveillance Hijacking Threat

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 25, 2011

An Australian investigative report is highlighting the risk that video surveillance systems face from wireless hijacking. In this note, we examine the technical approach and consider the practical risks to production video surveillance systems.

The Australian report demonstrates how they can easily hack into video surveillance systems with a simple, low cost, readily available device. Here is a 3 minute video demonstration:

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