Category Archives: LatestNews

Mandatory Workplace Closure (7 April – 4 May 2020)

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 […]

Fixing AVTECH Firmware Issues

Older AVTECH Equipments manufactured prior to 2016 can be hacked or infected with malware due to vulnerabilities in their firmware. (Read more) As they are discontinued models, AVTECH will not release any updated firmware to fix these issues. So what can you do ? 1. Replace the Equipment. As there’s no longer any permanent fix […]

BOTnet by EliteLands Puts Thousands of AVTECH Devices at Risk (2018)

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 […]

Possible AVTECH Hacking

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 […]

Free Limited Dynamic DNS Services

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 […]

HIKVISION IP Camera Vulnerability Firmware Upgrade

Dear Customer, It had come to our attention through our ProActive Monitoring systems that in the recent week, multiple HIKVISION IP Cameras in Singapore are under hacking attacked and had their password changed/settings reset to default. Only some of the IP Cameras models are affected. For Lakson Customers who had their CCTV Cameras purchased and […]

New Website Design

We had make some changes to the design of the website to support integration of the online store for more functionality. There might be some incorrect display of the web pages during the transition period. Do bear with us for the time being. Customisation of CCTV Installation Packages will be possible soon. Keep a look […]

Temporary Repair and Fix for Infected AVTECH CCTV Equipment

Here are some observation for Faulty AVTECH CCTV DVR infected by the ELF IMEIJ  malware and their usability. There are also some tips and advises for temporary repair or fix the issues caused by the ELF IMEIJ malware so that you can regain temporary control and retrieve your CCTV recording from the infected DVR. 1. […]

End of Promotion For AVTECH Replacement Program

Since the detection of widespread malware affecting customers using AVTECH equipement in mid March 2017, we had immediately send out alerts to all our customers on our mailing list on 20 March 2017  to inform them of the danger the malware posed to their systems and steps to be taken. http://www.lakson.com.sg/avtechmalware At the same time […]

AVTECH Malware FAQ

IMPORTANT LAKSON had stop using AVTECH Equipment since 2015 and have currently no AVTECH system under warranty anymore. For customers on maintenance/subscription plan, their equipment had already been replaced by non AVTECH equipment since 2016. As we have no longer any customers using AVTECH equipment under warranty/maintenance/subscription and there’s no easy way to identify if […]