Hikvision Updates the Products Firmware with Security Enhancements

Hikvision Updates the Products Firmware with Security Enhancements

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:

  • If the default password is not changed, a change the password prompt dialogue will show up when the user attempts to log in.
  • IPC/DVR/NVR will lock the current login IP address after a certain incorrect login attempt.
  • Telnet access is no longer available.
  • For IPC, when the user resets the password, a password strength prompt (high, middle, low) will show in the web browser.

Since March 2014, Hikvision has continuously notified customers to change default password, and has taken the following steps to strengthen the security of the product