Malware found on IP cameras

Mike Olson has a post entitled “Beware, even things on Amazon come with embedded malware”¬†over on artfulhacker.com about purchasing a few PoE IP Cameras off of Amazon, and how they came complete with malware embedded on them. The “Internet Of Things” (IoT) offers a lot of opportunity for this to happen. The malware could be intentionally placed there by the …

Is your video surveillance system being used to watch you?

An article caught my eye the other day, where a hacker had gained access to the video baby monitor a family had deployed. In doing so, they harassed the family a bit by saying their child’s name and moving the camera. If your video surveillance system is configured to where you have remote access, you could be allowing someone to …

Video surveillance for your business may pay for itself immediately

When you hear the term “video surveillance”, you might have visions of high tech government agencies watching the masses, or you might think about a prime time TV show set in a Las Vegas casino with a whole team watching as the “eye in the sky”, or it could be the large department store chain that has cameras hanging from …

What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

Is your business computer network ready for IPv6?

Get ready for a slew of IPv6 news topics because¬†World IPv6 Launch is right around the corner (June 6th, 2012). This means that a boat-load of ISPs will be flipping the switch and enabling IPv6 permanently on or before this magic date. A quick google search for IPv6 news will turn up lots of articles posted in the last few …

AVTECH Server Room Monitoring Partner

We are your Greenville / Upstate AVTECH partner offering consultation, sales and support of server room temperature, humidity, intrusion detection monitoring systems. Environment Monitoring¬†in computer rooms, data centers and other facilities has become a critical part of¬†‘Disaster Prevention’¬†for professional managers everywhere. The reason is that a typical IT infrastructure supports the entire organization. Without continued operation of IT resources, an …

Cisco Select Certified SMB Partner

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Since the company’s inception in 1984, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 67,647 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions. We are a Cisco SMB Select Partner, offering …