ZoomEye IoT Search Engine Has The Login And Passwords For Thousands Of Dahua DVRs

The IoT search engine ZoomEye has cached login passwords for tens of thousands of Dahua DVRs, the discovery was made by security researcher Ankit Anubhav, Principal Researcher at NewSky Security.

Anubhav explained that the passwords are related to Dahua DVRs running very old firmware that is known to be affected by a five-year-old vulnerability tracked as CVE-2013-6117.

Even if the vulnerability has been patched, many Dahua devices are still running old firmware.

The Tweet is sown below, it goes on to say that 270 devices have password as “admin123” amongst other findings.






Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He also has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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