Mac OS X

NETAVIS Upgrades NVR to Combat Shellshock/Bashdoor

Shellshock, also known as Bashdoor, is a family of security bugs within Linux and Mac OS X which was disclosed in the end of September. This vulnerability of the Unix Bash shell is also part of CentOS, the operating system which is the base of NETAVIS Observer Bundled versions. To close this security vulnerability, NETAVIS updated the Unix Bash shell in the software version Observer 4.5.2 which is ready for download at

SecuritySpy 3.2: Update To Mac OS X Video Surveillance Software

London, United Kingdom – Bensoftware today announced the release of SecuritySpy 3.2, an update to the premier multi-camera video surveillance software for the Mac. With features such as motion detection, real-time compression of multiple camera feeds, and network video and audio streaming, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. New features in this version include ONVIF compatibility and performance improvements. “This update represents our ongoing commitment to maintaining top-quality software and responding to our customers’ feedback” said Ben Bird, the developer of SecuritySpy. “Combined with Mac OS X, the rock-solid operating system from Apple, SecuritySpy offers unsurpassed functionality, stability and ease of use.” The main features of SecuritySpy are as follows: * Record from multiple cameras simultaneously * Support for all major brands of IP cameras * Support for all industry-standard media formats: JPEG, MPEG-4, MxPEG, H.264 and AAC * ONVIF compatibility, and HTTP and RTSP streaming, for maximum camera compatibility * Extensively multi-threaded to take advantage of multi-core computers * Built-in web server for remote viewing and administration * Pan/Tilt/Zoom support * Sophisticated motion detection SecuritySpy supports a wide variety of IP cameras and video servers, including the popular ACTi, Axis, Panasonic, Sony and Vivotek ranges. And now, with this significant update to the software, SecuritySpy can additionally integrate with any ONVIF-compliant camera on the market. SecuritySpy features sophisticated motion detection, which can be used to trigger recording as well as email alerts and audio alarms. The built-in web server allows remote viewing of live video and […]