Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Recall - TrendNet Security Cameras

Thousands of people may be watching you.


Due to a flaw in TrendNet Cameras anyone can access them without a password.

Here is a picture of someone's baby.













Step 1) Check if affected
a) Get your IP address, try http://whatismyipaddress.com/
b) Try the following address http://192.168.1.17/anony/mjpg.cgi , replacing "192.168.1.17" with your IP address.
c) If you can get video of your camera without a password, then update the firmware.
d) Also try from a PC that is not on the same network as the camera, such as work PC or the PC of a friend.


Step 2) Update your firmware.
Get updated firmware here:
http://www.trendnet.com/downloads/

Step 3) Check if firmware fixed the issue.
Repeat Step 1)
a) If you can get video of your camera without a password, the update the firmware fix did not work, contact TrendNet.

If you do not want to or cannot update the firmware, here is the contact information for TrendNet

Technical Support Numbers and Hours
US and Canada
Toll Free Telephone:1(866) 845-3673
Hours:
English - 24/7
Fran├žais – 5am –2pm Heure Normale de l'Est.


Here is an image of many camera feeds.










Models affected:
TV-IP121W
TV-IP252P
TV-IP410WN
TV-IP410
TV-IP121WN
TV-IP110WN
TV-IP110W
*** However more models by TrendNet and other manufacturers may be affected. ***
Therefore just test if your model is affected, regardless of model number and brand to be sure.

8 comments:

  1. a) Get your IP address, try http://whatismyipaddress.com/

    Well ! you can get your ip by using Ip-details.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. This has ultimately generated the demand for technically advanced CCTV surveillance system, thus strengthening huge growth prospects for CCTV industrialists, distributors and operators. thermal camera manufacturers

    ReplyDelete
  3. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  4. You can also purchase Sony's Infrared Armor dome camera, which acts as a hidden camera and is the most durable of all of the dome cameras. Buyer Guide

    ReplyDelete
  5. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Wired security cameras can be set in many places around your home, while remote security cameras can be put pretty much anyplace you might want to put it.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I knew it would be a perfect work of art the minute I began perusing the blog.
    homeepiphany

    ReplyDelete