Over 80,000 Hikvision cameras can be easily hacked

Security researchers from CYFIRMA have discovered over 80,000 Hikvision cameras affected by a critical command injection vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-36260. The Chinese vendor addressed the issue in September 2021, but tens of thousands of devices are yet to be patched. An attacker can exploit the flaw by sending specially crafted messages to the web server running on vulnerable devices.