Dr. Mehrdad Jalalian. Academic Journalism, Publication Ethics

The journal of Balkan Tribological Association has been hijacked by cyber-criminals

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This is my today's update on hijacked journals:

"The journal of Balkan Tribological Association has been hijacked by cyber-criminals"

 

Additional Information:

Title of journal: journal of Balkan Tribological Association

ISSN: 1310-4772

Listed in: Thomson Reuters

Counterfeit website: http://jbalkan.triboassociation.org/

Website of the legitimate journal: http://www.scibulcom.net/

 

Update (July.21.2014):

On July.21.2014, I received a reply from the legitimate journal as follows:

 

Dear Dr. Mehrdad Jalalian,

Thank you very much for your information concerning the crime-attack of our website concerning the Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association. We would like to inform you that the only legal and authorized website address from whcih you can get information about the Journal  is that of Scibulcom Ltd, which is the official publisher of the Journal: http://www.scibulcom.net/. You can submit manuscripts to the following e-mail addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , addressed to Prof. Dsc S.K.Ivanov who is the Chief-in-Editor of the Journal. 

Best regards

Sincerely yours

 

Prof., DSc. S.K.Ivanov

 

The image below shows a screenshot from the first page of the counterfeit website for the hijacked journal

 

 

 

 


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