The Daily Populous

Thursday May 12nd, 2022 day edition

image for Carl Bernstein says Clarence Thomas has no standing to chide protesters after wife's election scheme

During his speech, Thomas criticized the American public for "becoming addicted to wanting particular outcomes."

The court, he said, "can't be an institution that can be bullied into giving you just the outcomes you want.

The events from earlier this week are a symptom of that.".

RELATED: Legendary reporter Carl Bernstein on journalism, Trump and history: "The truth is not neutral".

"The wife of a Supreme Court justice doing what Ginni Thomas did is utterly unheard of in the history of the United States," Bernstein said in a CNN interview on Monday.

RELATED: House to hold hearing on Ginni Thomas' text messages to Mark Meadows ahead of 1-6.

RELATED: Lawless: Clarence Thomas and his wife's texts expose Supreme Court's missing ethics rules. »

Ransomware has gone down because sanctions against Russia are making life harder for attackers

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The number of ransomware attacks has gone down in recent months because sanctions against Russia are making it harder for cyber criminals to organise attacks and receive ransom payments, Rob Joyce, director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency (NSA), has revealed.

Ransomware attacks have long been a major cybersecurity issue for organisations around the world, affecting computer networks running critical infrastructure, hospitals, businesses and more.

There are steps that organisations can take to improve cybersecurity and bolster their defences against ransomware and other attacks. »

Ukrainian Troops Appear To Have Fought All The Way To The Russian Border

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Ukrainian forces around Kharkiv, in northeastern Ukraine, appear to have pushed Russian troops east past Ternova, a settlement on the Russian border.

But those Russian gains are in jeopardy owing to Ukrainian gains around Kharkiv, a city of 1.4 million just 25 miles from Russia.

The general staff of the Ukrainian armed forces was the first to hint at the Russian retreat across the border near Kharkiv. »

Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Escaped Moscow Dressed as a Food Courier

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Under the continued threat of imprisonment by Vladimir Putin’s regime for anti-government activism, Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina successfully escaped Russia last month, only able to safely flee Moscow by disguising herself as a food courier.

The food courier disguise was born out of a result of Alyokhina’s movements being tracked by Moscow police, the paper reported.

Alyokhina, along with other Pussy Riot members, will embark upon a brief tour in support of Ukraine beginning May 12 in Berlin. »

Elden Ring sales exceed 13.4 million, reports Bandai Namco

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Open-world juggernaut Elden Ring continues to go from strength to strength, with publisher Bandai Namco confirming in its latest sales report that Elden Ring sales have exceeded 13.4 million worldwide as of March 31.

The acclaimed open-world co-op game still has a way to go to reach the combined Dark Souls series sales, which Bandai Namco reported had reached 27 million in 2020.

With such high sales figures, it’s likely you’ve already played Elden Ring yourself – but have you played Elden Ring using a Fisher-Price gaming pad? »