Article From SecureWorld: FBI Warns of ‘More Destructive’ DDoS Attacks

Jul 30, 2020 - In February 2020, U.K. security researchers discovered a vulnerability in free, open source, automation servers that would allow cybercriminals to amplify a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack by a hundred fold. For the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), this was the final straw that led to a new warning about…

By The Numbers, 7/29/2020

The EIA published its Weekly Petroleum Status Report.  Here are some highlights.  All items are in millions of barrels per day except inventories, which is billions total.  Dates are defined as week ending averages, except utilization rate which is a four week ending average.  The full report can be found here. Item 7/24/20 7/17/20 Refinery…

America’s Frontline Doctors Hold Press Conference In Washington D.C. To Speak Out Against COVID-19 Fallacies

America's Frontline Doctors spoke at a conference in Washington D.C., sponsored by the Tea Party Patriots Foundation.  While at the conference they held a press conference to speak out against the fallacies surrounding COVID-19.  This video is actually the second press conference they held because the first one was removed by YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. …

Article From Offshore Engineer Magazine: Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

An offshore supply vessel was reportedly attacked offshore Mexico on Friday, July 24, in an incident that was described as a "violent armed boarding and robbery of personal belongings." The maritime safety intelligence company Dryad said Monday that the offshore supply vessel Natalie was boarded while conducting operations in the vicinity of the ODIN Offshore…

Commentary: Trump And The Anarchists

President Trump has made many comments about the "anarchists", but somehow, I do not think that his message is getting through to people.  The reason, I believe, is because folks have forgotten about the anarchist's playbook.  That book is "Rules For Radicals" by Saul Alinsky. This is truly an evil book.  When I first saw…

Who Are The Uyghurs?

Because I worked in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan, I have had an interest in the those areas for some years now.  I have tried to read about it but books are hard to get.  I have found some video lectures on the subject.  So, here is what I understand.  The purpose of this article is…