John F. Clark is causing trouble

The primary role of the USMS in providing protection for the judicial branch of government and in executing that branch’s continuity of operations/government plan. Domestic Preparedness. Commentary. “John F. Clark, Director, U.S. Marshals Service” by JOHN MORTON, Wed, May 16, 2007 The U.S. Marshals Service website is at https://www.usmarshals.gov/. John F. Clark is no longer […]

So much for academic peer review

It’s the notorious European-dominated publish-or-perish system of academic publishing, and journals that tout phony “impact factors” which in turn are required of research faculty by institutional administration. At risk is the profit powerhouse of Elsevier’s parent company, UK-listed Relx, Europe’s biggest media company by market capitalisation, which reports its annual results on Thursday. The academic […]

Electronic voting madness

The Nevada Democratic Party said Tuesday that it will not use Shadow, Inc., the maker of the app that caused reporting issues in the Iowa caucuses, to power its state caucuses later this month, despite already paying tens of thousands of dollars to the Democrat-affiliated technology company. Nevada Democratic Party abandons problematic app used in […]

Did Russia “hack” Burisma Holdings?

Russians Hacked Ukrainian Gas Company at Center of Impeachment https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/13/us/politics/russian-hackers-burisma-ukraine.html Hunter Biden sat on the board from 2013 to 2019. The company’s website, http://burisma-group.com/, is registered under a privacy protection service in Ukraine, and asks visitors to complete a reCAPTCHA just to view the home page. According to Reuters, Burisma does not disclose it financial […]

PayPal is broken

PayPal has confirmed that a researcher found a high-severity security vulnerability that could expose user passwords to an attacker. The researcher, Alex Birsan, earned a bug bounty of $15,300 (£11,700) for reporting the problem, … public disclosure of the vulnerability, “the login form.” PayPal confirmed that, “sensitive, unique tokens were being leaked in a JS file used by the […]