Odd Pen-test: Security Camera

From: Yvan Boily (yboily_at_seccuris.com)
Date: 05/05/04

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    Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 19:45:21 -0500

    I was recently given an odd project. Given a configured security camera in
    which the hardware configuration is password protected, break the password
    and modify the configuration.

    I am completely unfamiliar with this hardware, but am going to give it a

    The camera is GVI-BCDNIR, which connects to the monitoring station via a
    V+2001 Multi-4 PCI capture card.

    The software package is a suite called TotalSecure DVR 2.2 from Productive
    Consultants Inc.

    I am attempting to disassemle the software to identify the authentication
    mechanisms as a starting point, but any further suggestions?

    Yvan Boily
    Information Security Analyst

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