March 9, 2015 - Hikvision announces to release the updated version of products firmware gradually in March 2015. With this update, alerts are added to request users to change default password. The update will include the following security enhancements in the IPC version 5.3.0 and DVR/NVR version 3.2.0:
Since March 2014, Hikvision has continuously notified customers to change default password, and has taken the following steps to strengthen the security of the products. End-users may always visit the Security Center on our website for further information and updates.
Notifications to End-Users, OEMs, Installers and System Integrators
1. On December 5th, 2014, Hikvision began to include a warning notice in each product package in order to alert end users to change the default password during installation.
2. In September 2014, Hikvision posted a notice about changing the default password in the DDNS.
3. In March 2014, Hikvision added a notice to the company website about changing the default password. It also edited its user manuals by adding a notice to change the default password.
4. In March 2014, Hikvision created the Security Center in its website. This center includes best practices for end users; information for OEM customers, installers, contractors and system integrators; and allows security researchers to disclose potential security vulnerabilities to Hikvision.
Historical Updates of Products Firmware:
1. IPC updates
a) On July 2014, Hikvision released IPC versions 5.2.0, which included the following additional safety measures:
b) On December2013, Hikvision released IPC version 5.1.0, which included the following additional safety measures:
2. DVR/NVR updates
Security features for DVR/NVR devices operated under a number of platforms have also been upgraded as follows:
a) The following are updates on DS-7100/7200/7300/8100 series DVR:
b) The following are updates on Netra DS-9100/9000/9500/9600/8000/8100/8500/8600/7600/7700 series DVR/NVR:
Hikvision is dedicated to providing top quality video surveillance products and solutions to customers worldwide. We appreciate continued support from our valued customers and partners.
HANGZHOU HIKVISION DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.