Tag Archives: AVTECH

Fixing AVTECH Firmware Issues

Older AVTECH Equipments manufactured prior to 2016 can be hacked or infected with malware due to vulnerabilities in their firmware. (Read more) As they are discontinued models, AVTECH will not release any updated firmware to fix these issues. So what can you do ? 1. Replace the Equipment. As there’s no longer any permanent fix […]

BOTnet by EliteLands Puts Thousands of AVTECH Devices at Risk (2018)

An exploit for AVTech DVR, NVR and IP Cameras was discovered in October 2016 after the released of an advisory by Security Evaluation Analysis and Research Laboratory. (https://www.search-lab.hu/advisories/126-avtech-devices-multiple-vulnerabilities) 14 Vulnerabilities was discovered in firmware of AVTECH DVR, NVR, IP Cameras and other devices of the AVTECH CCTV manufacturer. These vulnerabilities include Plaintext Storage of Administrative […]

Possible AVTECH Hacking

We recently received an escalating number of reports from customers who are still using AVTECH equipment installed prior to mid 2015 that they are being locked out of their CCTV System. The system is online, however their existing username and password doesn’t work anymore. Pending mode detail investigation, we believe that it’s due to the […]

Temporary Repair and Fix for Infected AVTECH CCTV Equipment

Here are some observation for Faulty AVTECH CCTV DVR infected by the ELF IMEIJ ¬†malware and their usability. There are also some tips and advises for temporary repair or fix the issues caused by the ELF IMEIJ malware so that you can regain temporary control and retrieve your CCTV recording from the infected DVR. 1. […]

AVTECH Malware FAQ

IMPORTANT LAKSON had stop using AVTECH Equipment since 2015 and have currently no AVTECH system under warranty anymore. For customers on maintenance/subscription plan, their equipment had already been replaced by non AVTECH equipment since 2016. As we have no longer any customers using AVTECH equipment under warranty/maintenance/subscription and there’s no easy way to identify if […]

AVTECH Discontinued DVR/NVR Firmwares Download

Here are the download links to some of the AVTECH Discontinued DVR/NVR Firmwares. If you suspect that your device’s firmware had been infected by malware or had been hacked, you can download the firmware here and restore it. However, these firmwares still contain the vulnerabilities that enable the malware to infect them as AVTECH no […]