No-IP Will be Closed May 29 for Memorial Day

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In honor of Memorial Day, No-IP Support will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017.

Priority Support phone calls and tickets will be accepted from 10 am to 5 pm PST, but all other calls will not be accepted until the following business day. Upgrade to Priority Support if you need immediate assistance, or check out our extensive Knowledge Base for helpful troubleshooting articles and support guides.

Support will re-open for normal business hours Tuesday, May 30 at 6:30 am PDT.

 

Tech Jokes Memes – No-IP Memes

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Check out the No-IP collection of tech jokes that are sure to make you laugh, or not. Just click the image to view a larger version. Also, be sure to share your favorites with all your friends. Have an idea for a meme? We’d love to hear it! Leave your idea in the comments below. #noipcom #dadjokes

Hikvision IP Cameras: Critical Backdoor Security Flaw Found

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Hikvision, a Chinese manufacturer of video surveillance equipment, recently announced that some of their cameras are exposed to a security vulnerability that when used, allows attackers to gain admin privileges on Hikvision IP Cameras to tamper with device information.

Long Story Short
Some Hikvision IP cameras are subject to two bugs that allow attackers to access sensitive information and gain admin privileges.

I own a Hikvision camera, what should I do?
Hikvision has released updated firmware for the affected cameras. You must upgrade your firmware. Once the device is upgraded to the latest firmware, the issue is resolved.

The following cameras are affected:
DS-2CD2xx2F-I Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 build 170123 and later
DS-2CD2xx0F-I Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170123 and later
DS-2CD2xx2FWD Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170124 and later
DS- 2CD4x2xFWD Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170228 and later
DS-2CD4xx5 Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170302 and later
DS-2DFx Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.9 Build 170123 and later
DS-2CD63xx Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170206 and later

More information about the backdoor and how to upgrade your camera to the latest firmware is available via Hikvision. Another update to the bug has also been posted by Hikvision here.

Do you own a Hikvision camera? Was your camera affected by the exploit?

No-IP’s Spring Swag Giveaway

Enter our Spring Giveaway for a chance to win different No-IP swag, including No-IP t-shirts, hoodies, sticker packs and even No-IP Credits (valued up to $40). 20 people will win a prize and one grand prize winner will win a $50 No-IP Credit! To enter the giveaway, follow the steps below. Winners will be announced at 12pm PST on May 22. Enter now for your chance to win!

Spring Giveaway

No-IP and Angelcam Have Partnered to Make Viewing Your Cameras from Anywhere Even Easier

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No-IP and Angelcam have partnered to make viewing your cameras from anywhere even easier.

At No-IP, we’re always looking for ways to provide our customers with products and services that enrich the No-IP experience. Because of this, we have decided to partner with Angelcam,  a company focused on making the world safer by providing a platform that connects your camera securely and easily to the cloud, without the need for any special software or hardware, and a means to view your security cameras from anywhere across the globe.

We’re excited to offer our customers this partnership to further fulfill our company goal of providing a rich and user-friendly IP camera experience.

What Angelcam offers:
- View all your cameras at any time, from any device (on your mobile device,  Angelcam Viewer mobile app, or computer via www.angelcam.com)
- Store recordings from your camera(s) to the cloud and have them accessible anytime you need them
- Download shareable video clips from your recordings
- Get notifications every time your camera goes offline
- Broadcast from your camera publicly on Angelcam’s domain

Angelcam is a secure, easy-to-use platform which let’s you get even more out of your security camera(s) with their app catalog, including the Broadcasting and Cloud Recording apps.

The Cloud Recording app allows you to store footage from 3 days to 2 years, so you never miss a moment. With the Broadcasting app you can easily share your stream with anyone, around the world, and even embed your feed into a website. Best of all, there are many more Angelcam Apps on their way in the near future.

As a way to celebrate this new partnership, Angelcam is offering a 5% discount on all Angelcam app store purchases for No-IP customers!

Through our partnership, the process of connecting to Angelcam and taking advantage of all they have to offer, including their apps,  has been made even easier with the implementation of an easy-to-remember hostname and the ability to connect regardless of whether or not you have a dynamic IP address.

Sound interesting? Let’s connect your camera now.

Don’t have a camera yet? Angelcam and No-IP work with all IP cameras. Get one now.

If you have any questions regarding the Angelcam service, connecting your camera, or choosing the right app, check out these FAQs.