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Of Course… “Russian Hackers” Blamed for RNC Computer Breach

In June 2020 CrowdStrike’s founder, Dmitri Alperovitch, posted an online report on the intrusion into the DNC was done by two separate Russian intelligence organizations using malware identified as Fancy Bear (APT28) and Cozy Bear (APT29). But, Alperovitch admitted his team found no evidence the two Russian organizations were coordinating their “attack” or even knew…

Iran's Rolling Blackouts & Thick Smog Blamed On 'Illegal' Bitcoin Mining

Amid crippling US-led sanctions on Iran and a continually weakened currency, enterprising young Iranians are taking advantage of the country’s cheap electricity to mine Bitcoin, however, it’s coming at a huge cost to fellow citizens as the immense power-sucking process of mining the cryptocurrency has contributed to a national electricity shortage and rolling blackouts. Worse, major…

Mauritius Shipping Disaster Blamed On Crew Who Wanted Better Cell Reception 

The operator of a very large Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean in late July was the result of the crew seeking better cell phone reception, according to Reuters. Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping released a statement Friday that said the crew of the MV Wakashio, a nearly 300-meter Cape Size bulk carrier, veered…

Biden Names As “Climate Czar” Former EPA Chief Blamed For Flint Water Crisis

Joe Biden will name Gina McCarthy as his White House “climate czar“, making the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency his top domestic climate coordinator. The news sparked outrage among those who pointed out that agency’s failures during the Flint water crisis. Gina McCarthy The criticism rained from all both sides of the aisle,…