Hikvision Cameras have been banned by the new Defense spending bill. Hikvision is a Chinese government own company. Hikvision banned due to Cyber Security concerns.
The US Department of Homeland Security issued its worst / highest score - a 10.0 out of 10.0 - confirming that it is "remotely exploitable/low skill level to exploit" for "improper authentication." Moreover, DHS additionally confirmed a "password in configuration file", scoring it a critical 8.8 out of 10.0.
New research from Rapid7 has uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in the Hikvision DVR (Digital Video Recorder) devices.
Hikvison Security Camera , DVR's , NVR's as well as other Chinese security cameras hacked to use as bitcoin miners.
See thousands of Hikvision cameras hacked with their locations marked on Google maps.
If you have any of these security cameras installed give us a call and we can go over your options to either replace them or give options to help secure and mitigate any cyber security concerns.