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Hikvision Barred From US City Housing Authority Bid

A US city's housing authority has barred Hikvision products from their bid, due to 'increasing security concerns.' In the past few months: Hikvision has been removed from a US Embassy Hikvision has been expelled from Genetec, quarantined...

By John Honovich - 10 days ago

Hikvision Pledges 'Never' 'Backdoors'

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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 ...

By John Honovich - 28 days ago

Hikvision Discontinuing Online Service

Hikvision has declared it will discontinue its Hikvision online service, just days after IPVM's Hikvision Cloud Security Vulnerability Uncovered report. The abrupt move, including blocking logins in a few weeks, is troubling many dealers amidst on...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Sony IP Camera Backdoor Uncovered

A backdoor has been uncovered in ~80 Sony IP camera models, attackers can remotely enable telnet on the camera, and then potentially login as root, giving them full access to control the camera. Sony has issued new firmware for all cameras to fix...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

XiongMai Master Password List Emailed By Chinese Spammer

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XiongMai created an international uproar as their devices drove massive botnet attacks of major Internet sites. After pledging to recall cameras after the attack, and then threatening to sue those who criticized them, XiongMai is back. A Chinese...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Hikvision Cloud Security Vulnerability Uncovered

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A security researcher uncovered a critical vulnerability in Hikvision's global cloud servers. This vulnerability allowed an attacker to remotely take over the server and get access to sensitive customer data. This is newer and different than Hikvi...

By Brian Karas - 3 months ago

Hikvision 'Phone Home' Raises Security Fears

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The escalating attention towards Hikvision's China government ownership and Genetec's removal of Hikvision due to cyber security concerns has triggered increased scrutiny of Hikvision devices. Hikvision's 'phone home' feature is raising particu...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Genetec Expels Hikvision

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Genetec has removed support for Hikvision devices, deeming them 'untrustworthy', citing customer concerns about Chinese government ownership / control. While manufacturers infrequently remove support for competitive reasons, doing it for cyber se...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Dahua Says They Are Botnet Attack 'Victims'

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'Victim' or 'accomplice'? Dahua has issued a new press release, referring to their products as 'victims' of the massive botnet attacks hitting the Internet, emphasizing that Xiongmai devices were more heavily used and that publications have 'down...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

The Xiongmai Botnet 'Recall' Will Not Work

The Xiongmai 'recall' has been the topic of global news, following the unprecedented bot net attacks that use their equipment, among others. However well intentioned this 'recall' may be, it is not going to work. Understanding how Xiongmai and th...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Video Surveillance Manufacturers Risk Lawsuits For Botnet Attacks

The unprecedented scale of internet outages on October 21st from botnet attacks risk triggering lawsuits against video surveillance manufacturers, an event that might spur greater responsibility within the industry. Large Loss For Companies Impac...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Hacked DVRs Surge To 400,000

The global internet is under attack from record breaking botnets. And it is getting worse, Mirai doubled in size in the last month. Shamefully, the video surveillance industry is mostly to blame. New Mirai Research New research from Level 3 pro...

By Brian Karas - 4 months ago

Dahua ‘Duplicitous’ Says Botnet Victim

The victim of the record-breaking botnet, Brian Krebs, is calling Dahua duplicitous in its statements about the Mirai botnet. He says Dahua should bear more responsibility for enabling this botnet and that they are more at fault, for making poorly...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Dahua Won't Say, But Anyone With Telnet Enabled Is At Risk

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Dahua has decided not to provide details they have about how hackers are exploiting their products. They explained: A public statement about what technology is in place and which models have certain security features would serve as a beacon to ...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

Wall Street Journal Runs Report on Dahua Hack

The Wall Street Journal is bringing attention to the massive Dahua attack we reported on Tuesday. In an Thursday article entitled, "Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks", the Journal notes: "The attackers used as m...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Hacked Dahua Cameras Drive Massive Cyber Attack

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Cyber attacks are accelerating and IP cameras are behind many of them. Worse, last week, a 'massive' attack was carried out using numerous Dahua (and their OEMs) cameras.  In this report we look at two recent attacks, the likelihood of similar f...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

IP Cameras Default Passwords Directory

Finding an IP camera's default password can be tedious or aggravating. And keeping up with changes in newer firmwares can be difficult, especially for occasional users.  With that in mind, we have gathered this list of IP camera manufacturers and...

By Ethan Ace - 9 months ago

ADI Refuses to Fix Their OEM'd Hikvision Security Risks [Solved]

More than a year after massive hacks against Hikvision was disclosed; More than 9 months after Hikvision issued improved security firmware, mega distributor and Hikvision OEM ADI still refuses to fix the well-known security risk. ADI is still shi...

By Brian Karas - 12 months ago

Network Security for IP Video Surveillance Guide 2016

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Keeping surveillance networks secure can be a daunting task, but there are several methods that can greatly reduce risk, especially when used in conjunction with each other. In this guide, we look at several security techniques, both physical and...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 year ago

Arecont and Bosch - Default Security Risk

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Default passwords are a major security risk, enabling hackers around the world to access and control devices like IP cameras (using Shodan, turning devices into bitcoin miners, etc.). Because of that, many manufacturers now force changing the defa...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Axis Cybersecurity Hardening Guide Examined

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In most IT areas, 'hardening' guides are commonplace, providing best practices for improving the cybersecurity of network products (e.g., see this Cisco hardening guide). However, cybersecurity is generally an after thought in the physical securi...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

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