Security daily (16-01-2021)

Russia, Iran and China exploit Capitol Hill riot to push information operations, US intel concludes

As America reels from the deadly Capitol Hill insurrection, Russia, Iran and China are using their state media mouthpieces to exploit U.S. divisions and further their interests ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration, according to a new U.S. intelligence analysis obtained by CyberScoop. The Jan. 14 intelligence memo produced by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security shows how U.S. adversaries wasted no time in amplifying scenes from the pro-Trump mob’s siege of the Capitol building. Russian state media has harped on the Jan. 6 riot’s “violent and chaotic nature,” while focusing on the second impeachment of President Donald Trump, according to the memo. One Russian “proxy” suggested that “Antifa,” a loose collection of left-wing activists, was responsible for the storming of the Capitol, the intelligence memo said. Some Republican lawmakers also have mentioned that baseless conspiracy theory. Iranian state media has zeroed in on calls for Trump’s removal from office […] The post Russia, Iran and China exploit Capitol Hill riot to push information operations, US intel concludes appeared first on CyberScoop. (CyberScoop)

This Top-Rated Audio & Video Production Bundle Is on Sale for $40

Long gone are the days when you needed a fancy recording contract to write and distribute a smash hit. Thanks to a growing number of increasingly powerful and affordable music production platforms, it's now entirely possible to create pro-level audio tracks and even accompanying videos in the comfort of your own home with little more than a laptop and a pair of headphones.

The Professional Video & Audio Production Bundle will help you take your media production skills to the next level so you can compete with the best in the business, and it's available today for over 95% off at just $39.99... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)

Null Byte's Hacker Guide to Buying an ESP32 Camera Module That's Right for Your Project

An ESP32-based microcontroller with a camera is an amazing platform for video, but not all modules are created equal. We'll go over the pros and cons of some of the popular low-cost camera modules you can use with ESP32-based development boards, as well as what features they support.

The ESP32-based microcontroller is the big brother to the ESP8266-based board, which we've covered extensively on Null Byte. The ESP32 is more powerful, comes with Bluetooth, and has an additional core for processing. That means it's capable of a lot more interesting things that the ESP8266 simply can't do.

The... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)


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