Category Archives: SECURITY NEWS

D-link routers security flaw grants easy access

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D-link popular routers

D-link stated, that they will address their security leak – which enables unauthorized users to reconfigure router settings without the need for username and password – by the end of October. In other terms, the devices came with a security backdoor by factory default, which enables login bypass through it’s web interface.

Craig Heffner, the security expert for Tactical Network Solutions discovered and published this vulnerability. The security bypass is basically very simple: Your browser’s user agent string needs to be reset to “xmlset_roodkcableoj28840ybtide” character series (without quotes) and you already granted access to the router from local network, or – if remote administration is enabled – even from the internet.

The character series spelled backwards is “edit by 04882 joel backdoor”

Police Race To Fix CCTV Cameras

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Vientiane Police Office is in discussions with Vientiane Police Headquarters and the Ministry of Public Security to replace or repair more than 50 broken closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras around the city.

The office recently reported a number of cameras were broken in areas across Vientiane; cameras normally used to help in investigations on crime and road accidents.

Earlier this month the office spoke to police headquarters and the ministry to establish why the cameras were breaking and how to solve the problem.

Vientiane Police Office Deputy Chief, Lieutenant Colonel Phommachan Suanbounma, said 51 cameras were down due to technical problems, high temperatures in control rooms and cables damaged in fires. “We have had to work harder to follow targets of crime as well as road accidents and traffic jams in Vientiane after the cameras broke,” he said.

Police Warn Of Rainy Season Thefts

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seasonal thefts on the rise

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Vientiane Police Office has warned government departments and private businesses to be more wary of office security during the rainy season after a recent spate of thefts.

Vientiane Police Chief, Lieutenant Colonel Salong Sengathith, said the wet weather sometimes meant security guards spent less time inspecting premises at night, which has led to the theft of valuables from offices becoming a major problem.

“Thieves will take the opportunity when security don’t do their job, and will jump into an office and steal valuables. The problem has been occurring in Vientiane for a few weeks now,” he said.

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Economic Pressures Causing Crime To Rise In Vientiane

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The number of crimes in Vientiane continues to rise despite police efforts to crack down on the criminals, according to a weekly report from Vientiane Police Headquarters on Wednesday.

From July 17-23, a total of 54 criminal cases were recorded in the capital, six more cases compared to the previous week, with robbery among the major crimes this week.

Some of the more brazen crimes recorded by police included: The robbery of Ms Mee Malayvieng, aged 24, a trader from Dongpalaep village in the capital’s Chanthabouly district. On July 17, she rode with her niece on a motorbike to visit her relatives in Donkoi village, Xaysettha district.

At around 2pm she went out from her relative’s house and shortly afterwards, two criminals followed her, using a motorbike without a number plate. The criminals rode their motorbike up beside her and used a sharp implement to threaten her before taking her motorbike, jewelry and other properties to escape the scene. Police are looking for the criminals.

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BOSCH launched iPad app to support HD access

New ‘Video Security’ iPad App for unparalleled remote access to HD video surveillance

Bosch redefines HD surveillance with the introduction of its new ‘Video Security’ iPad App. The app supports the access even at limited bandwidth internet connections by using Dynamic Transcoding Technology. With this additional remote functionality Bosch is the first provider of such an instant access solution for HD video surveillance. The combination of app and hardware solution enables a unique user experience.

Gunnebo to provide Immigration Gates to Sofia Airport

Gunnebo, together with Atos of Bulgaria is to provide 4 Immigration Gates (ImmSec) to Sofia Airport, Bulgaria.
The Gunnebo ImmSec is a specifically designed double gate interlock solution used for the automated validation of travellers at immigration checkpoints and border crossings. The slim and ergonomic design allows the ImmSec to be installed in single or multiple lane configurations providing an open feel to the traveller without compromise to security.

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Ideal for all small- to medium-sized installations, Bosch Advantage Line brings professional quality security into the realm of applications such as small business, retail and schools. The Bosch Advantage Line portfolio includes a complete range of security and safety products at an attractive price. What’s more, they are available from your local distributor Kerberos. Now everyone can afford the best!

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The Advantage Line portfolio covers all your security needs, including analog and digital CCTV cameras, video recorders, public address systems, and fire panels and accessories. Read more to know more about equipments and package!

Bosch introduces the Automatic Fire Detector 440 Series

Fairport, US – Bosch Security Systems has launched the Automatic Fire Detector 440 Series of analog addressable devices. The new series, consisting of seven detectors and four bases, includes detectors with photoelectric, heat and carbon monoxide sensors for maximum reliability and reduced false alarms.

The detectors are also designed with Bosch’s powerful Dual Ray Technology, which provides extremely reliable fire detection. The technology’s dual-optical sensor uses two LEDs (one infrared and one blue) to scatter light. The detector compares the intensity of the different wavelengths to determine smoke density and particle size. This allows it to differentiate between smoke particles and other particles – such as dust or steam – that can cause false alarms in other detectors.

Rapiscan introducing MobileCheck (TM)

Introducing Rapiscan’s MobileCheck™ Checkpoint Solutions

MobileCheck™ 636SV

A self-contained mobile X-ray screening unit in a commercial, road ready van with a large tunnel opening of 1000mm (40in) by 1000mm (40in). This system provides the ability to rapidly deploy baggage and parcel inspection at any location. It can be deployed and operated in three different modes, from either side of the van or in a pass through mode.

The MobileCheck 636SV is an excellent solution for applications such as customs enforcement that require rapid deployment and redeployment.

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New version of Building Integration System from Bosch to be launched

Including interface advancements, enlarged vendor independency and compatibility with the latest Windows Internet Explorer 9, Bosch Security Systems introduces a number of updates to its Building Integration System (BIS). The new version 2.5 increases the range of supported devices to more than 1,000 different third party cameras and encoders, making it suitable for even the most complex integration projects. The new system allows further optimized security, safety and communication management in one front-end system with customized user interface.