Surveillance Camera Software

Surveillance cameras are paramount in ensuring safety in our homes. With the right software, these cameras not only record events but can provide real-time alerts and prevent unauthorized access. However, the rise in the popularity of IP cameras has also seen a spike in hacking attempts, making it essential for users to understand the vulnerabilities and methods to fortify their devices. Many installers are primarily specialized in low-voltage systems and might lack the in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity.
While their setups are often quick and functional, they sometimes overlook crucial security elements:
  1. Direct IP Address Access: By merely using an external IP address or DDNS, many cameras are exposed directly to the internet, making them susceptible to scans and attacks.
  2. Port Forwarding: Some setups involve port forwarding on the router, which, if not secured properly, can serve as an entry point for malicious actors.
Hacking these systems often involves:
  • Brute-forcing: Continuous attempts to guess the password until the correct one is found.
  • Exploiting vulnerabilities: Hackers target known software vulnerabilities in outdated camera firmware or the software it connects to.
  • Sniffing traffic: Interception of data packets to and from the camera, especially if the data is unencrypted.

Fortifying Your Cameras: Router Security

  1. Change Default Credentials: Ensure you change the default usernames and passwords as these are often the first target for brute-force attacks.
  2. Update Firmware Regularly: Ensure your cameras and routers have the latest firmware to avoid known vulnerabilities.
  3. Use VPN: Instead of port forwarding, use a VPN to access your cameras remotely. This encrypts the traffic, making it more difficult for attackers to intercept.
  4. Disable UPnP: Universal Plug and Play can make devices, including cameras, easily discoverable. Disabling it adds an extra layer of protection.
  5. Firewall: Use a firewall to block all unnecessary inbound traffic.

Local and Cloud-Based Solutions

Web Camera Pro
: This desktop software offers advanced functionalities beyond just recording. Features include object recognition, which can differentiate between humans, animals, and vehicles, and set specialized alerts accordingly. Additionally, its encryption ensures that data between the camera and software remains private.
VideoSurveillance.Cloud: This cloud service takes security a notch higher. By uploading events to the cloud, you're not just storing them securely, but also ensuring real-time alerts and access from anywhere without exposing your camera directly to the internet.
Furthermore, cloud services often have dedicated security teams that ensure data integrity and privacy. In the case of any suspicious activity, instant notifications allow for swift action, transforming your surveillance system from mere event recording to proactive threat management.

IP Cameras

With Home Security Camera software, you can effortlessly manage data streamed from your security cameras and monitor your devices. Our software is incredibly user-friendly and simple to configure, making it an ideal solution for both tech-savvy users and those who are less familiar with video surveillance systems.
One of the most outstanding features of Home Security Camera is its ability to detect and add new IP and USB cameras to your security network quickly and easily.
By following a few simple steps, you can expand your security system in no time, providing you with enhanced security and peace of mind. Moreover, Home Security Camera offers a straightforward and intuitive interface that makes managing your surveillance system a breeze. Whether you need to view real-time footage, set up motion detection, or customize your system settings, you can do so with just a few clicks. With Home Security Camera, you can also record time-lapse videos, even if there is no activity within the frame, providing you with a complete visual record of any incidents that may occur. This feature allows you to monitor your property 24/7 without taking up too much space on your hard drive.
Add new devices

You can add a new device by clicking on the tile.
After the software has detected any new cameras on your network, they will appear in a list in the "Devices" menu. Review the list of detected cameras, and select the ones you wish to add to your security system.
Once you have selected and configured your new cameras, click the "Save" button to add them to your security system. You can now start using your new cameras to monitor your home or office.

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How to add new devices

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Reuse your old smartphone as an IP camera

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RTSP Security Camera
Built-in RTSP-server
Wi-Fi Network
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RTSP Camera
Turn your old phone into a surveillance IP camera

You don't have to buy an expensive IP camera. Just install the app on your old smartphone and use it over Wi-Fi for a video surveillance system. App has built-in RTSP-server to stream the video and audio for network live broadcast.

RTSP Security Camera will stream video over Wi-Fi from your phone camera using the RTSP protocol.
With old phones and the app, users have live video feed from home.
The most common use cases include pet care, senior care, and baby care.

View video on your computer.
Install Home Security Camera. Add new camera. Enter rtsp address from RTSP Camera like:
rtsp://admin:[email protected]:1935
Camera Motion Detector
Use your phone as a smart camera for object detection and video surveillance.
When a person is detected in the frame, the application will automatically save
the video to your phone or to VideoSurveillance.Cloud server.
The smart detector starts recording video only when motion occurs.
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