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If you have a Christmas gift emergency here is something that I use that I think is pretty cool for a fellow blogger or social media person …
Pocket-sized and extremely portable, DJI Pocket 2 is a tiny camera that lets you single-handedly record memorable moments. Equipped to stabilize movement and take sharp photos and smooth videos, Pocket 2 gives you the freedom to create magic at hand.
So the huge hack by the Russians was enabled because SolarWinds is stooopid. Thomas Claburn of the Register writes, “We’re not saying this is how SolarWinds was backdoored, but its FTP password ‘leaked on GitHub in plaintext’ … ‘solarwinds123’ won’t inspire confidence, if true”