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.
For CCTV system that are solely relying on Cloud Platform, there’s no other way for users to mitigate various security issues that’s inherent with every network connected devices. You are not able to limit access vie firewall settings, vpn configuration, whitelist/blacklist of geographical locality for access, etc. The security vendor controls the whole platform and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]