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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:
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 build 170123 and later
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170123 and later
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170124 and later
DS- 2CD4x2xFWD Series
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170228 and later
Updated firmware: V5.4.5 Build 170302 and later
Updated firmware: V5.4.9 Build 170123 and later
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?
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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.
Reno, Nevada, April 13, 2017 — No-IP announced several new hires today as they continue on a path of growth and company development. The new hires include a UX/UI Designer, Software Engineer, and a Talent Strategy Manager.
Dan Colgan joins No-IP as a UX/UI Designer. He comes to No-IP with many years of experience in UX/UI and client branding projects. Dan, or DC as he prefers to go by, will be responsible for the UI/UX design of No-IP products, mobile apps, and website, conducting customer research and testing. He will help ensure our website gives our customers the quality user experience they expect.
Lastly, we have hired Rachel Fritz into a new role for No-IP, Talent Strategy Manger. She will be responsible for talent acquisition (recruiting, screening, and interviewing), employer branding, and talent market condition analysis. Rachel will help to raise awareness of No-IP to attract top talent locally and nationally.
“I am really happy about our continued success and I am proud of the team we have built,” Dan Durrer, CEO and Owner of No-IP said. “These new hires will help grow our brand and company even more. We have set some lofty goals this year and I am proud to have this team on board to help execute them.”
Since its founding 17 years ago, No-IP has grown to more than 25 million customers and is the preferred choice for dynamic DNS. No-IP provides powerful, useful, and reliable services to home users, small businesses and members of the Fortune 500. From Dynamic DNS to Managed DNS and other integral domain products, No-IP delivers trusted products that help people stay connected to their devices and ensures that the domain and related services are fast, safe and always available.
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