ip camera

In case you missed it, Fortinet recently introduced the Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA) with the objective of providing individuals with advanced cybersecurity skills in order to address the industry’s current skills shortage. To highlight the value of such a program, the team at our French offices regularly collaborate with students who work with us on a range of security projects. The following discovery is the product of one such student collaboration project. Summary After successfully gaining access to the File System... [Read More]
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  Filed in: Security Research
I recently found myself requiring to downgrade the firmware on the lab's in-house IP camera. Attempts at trying to do so using the 'Upgrade Device Firmware' utility from the UI (pictured below) failed. (Might sound counterintuitive, but it was also the obvious thing to try). Some Internet searches later, it appeared that a downgrade might be possible using a serial connection. It was time to get se-real. In this post I detail how I went about doing this. 1. Solder connections to IP Camera Serial Pins In order to set up the serial connection,... [Read More]
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  Nov 19, 2014  |  Filed in: Security Research