Firmware vulnerability CVE-2021-36260 was discovered in 2021 and according to a whitepaper by CYFIRMA, tens of thousands of systems use by thousands of organization across hundred of countries have still not applied the firmware update and are vulnerable to exploitation even though the firmware flaw was addressed by Hikvision via a firmware update in September 2021.
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Notice From HIKVISIONhttps://www.hikvision.com/sg/support/document-center/notice/notice-on-the-discontinuation-of-ivms-4500-software-and-hiddns-service/ Dear customer, Thank you for your long-term support to Hikvision. Hikvision plans to discontinue the iVMS-4500 software and HiDDNS service from February 15, 2022. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to you. The impact of the service discontinuation: the www.hiddns.com website will be closed. The HiDDNS domain service cannot be used. […]
Export your iVMS-4500HD settings before upgrading to iOS14.6 for iPAD.
MJPEG, H.264 and H.265 are the 3 common methods that CCTV system records and store video. The same/similar methods are used by various other video streaming services, e.g. YouTube, Netflix to store/stream video to users as well. History When Type For Compression 1992 JPEG Picture Good Mid 1990’s MJPEG Video (VCD) Bad 1995 MPEG-2 Video […]
Internet Enabled Security Cameras Systems with poorly configured security and vulnerable firmware like any other internet connected devices, will be susceptible to unauthorised access. “Security cameras in Singapore homes have been hacked, with the footage stolen and shared online.” https://www.asiaone.com/singapore/footage-50000-home-cameras-hacked-and-sold-porn-sites What can you do to protect your internet connected CCTV cameras ? Change the password […]
SINGAPORE: All workplaces except for those providing essential services and those able to operate remotely will be suspended from Apr 7 to May 4 during a month-long “circuit breaker” campaign to curb further spread of COVID-19, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo on Friday (Apr 3). https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/covid19-workplaces-close-april-one-month-12606684 Lakson Technology will be complying with the necessary government safe […]
Our office will be close for the 2019 Chinese New Year Holiday from 4 Feb 2019 till 8 Feb 2019. Office will resume operation from 11 Feb 2019. For Warranty/Support issues, please visit http://www.lakson.com.sg/newticket to create your support ticket. Our online technicial team will response to your support ticket as per usual. As our schedule […]
An exploit for AVTech DVR, NVR and IP Cameras was discovered in October 2016 after the released of an advisory by Security Evaluation Analysis and Research Laboratory. (https://www.search-lab.hu/advisories/126-avtech-devices-multiple-vulnerabilities) 14 Vulnerabilities was discovered in firmware of AVTECH DVR, NVR, IP Cameras and other devices of the AVTECH CCTV manufacturer. These vulnerabilities include Plaintext Storage of Administrative […]
We recently received an escalating number of reports from customers who are still using AVTECH equipment installed prior to mid 2015 that they are being locked out of their CCTV System. The system is online, however their existing username and password doesn’t work anymore. Pending mode detail investigation, we believe that it’s due to the […]
Some of the CCTV Manufacturers no longer provide Free DDNS Services since 2017. Lakson Technology will continues to provide Free DDNS for all our customers for a period of 3 years from installation/replacement date. We hosted our DDNS Server with Dyn.com as well as No-IP.com, 2 of the most reliable DDNS Service providers in the […]