Indonesia’s stance ‘clear’ on Australians’ executions: Widodo – Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia’s stance ‘clear’ on Australians’ executions: Widodo – Channel NewsAsia.

via Indonesia’s stance ‘clear’ on Australians’ executions: Widodo – Channel NewsAsia.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country’s stance is “clear” on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia’s prime minister that he is “carefully considering” his position.


JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country’s stance is “clear” on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia’s prime minister that he is “carefully considering” his position.

The executions by firing squad of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smuggling gang, are believed to be imminent.

Their appeals for presidential clemency, typically the final chance of avoiding death, were recently rejected by Widodo, and a court this week dismissed a bid to challenge that decision.

Ideal You vs Authentic You

Originally posted on Café Sanctuary:

“An abuser needs to see you as his dream woman, an extension of himself—so the real, spontaneous, separate you becomes the enemy.” ~ Patricia Evans, from her book, “Controlling People: How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal with People Who Try to Control You”

Initially, my abuser put me on a pedestal, insisting that he thought I was “perfect”. Because I had very low self-esteem, it sounded like music to my ears. I had finally found a man who didn’t see my flaws. He praised me to high heaven. He told me everything I wanted to hear. He told me he loved me and called me adorable pet names. He listened to me for hours, making himself totally indispensable. Whatever need I had, he made it a point to show me that he was the one to fulfill it.

Further into the relationship, when he had me where he wanted…

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.the critic . by Sonja Benskin Mesher

Originally posted on I am not a silent poet:

i have the urban dictionary,
on line, and the standard
in the book case, thesaurus
in the cellar, where spiders
and cowebs abound.

typing goes wild if
i get hiccups, whilst
the flow depends on
radio plays.

i was born in england, south coast,
now live in wales. we speak a different

difference should make no

i am older now.

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Giornata internazionale contro la violenza sulle donne.

Originally posted on La Stanza dei Libri di Arwen:

Oggi è la giornata internazionale contro la violenza sulle donne. Ma questo non sarà l’articolo che ci si può aspettare da una donna, non sono di quelle che si fanno i selfie con la scritta “ora basta”, non sono di quelle che vogliono le quote rosa o che sguazzano in teorie parafemministe.Questo articolo parlerà solo delle donne e della violenza che subiscono da anni, da secoli:
fra le mura di casa alla mercé di padri/mariti padroni;
nelle pubblicità che le mercificano come carne da materasso utile per attrarre l’attenzione sul prodotto in vendita (sia esso uno yogurt o un paio di calze);
nelle leggi che in passato – e ancora oggi in alcuni paesi – le hanno mortificate e umiliate negando diritti e uguaglianza, instillando questi principi nella mentalità comune;
nel mondo del lavoro in cui una donna che fa carriera “chissà a chi l’ha data per arrivare dov’è” e…

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Alert (TA14-329A)

Regin Malware

Original release date: November 25, 2014
Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, and 7


On November 24, 2014, Symantec released a report on Regin, a sophisticated backdoor Trojan used to conduct intelligence-gathering campaigns. At this time, the Regin campaign has not been identified targeting any organizations within the United States.


Regin is a multi-staged, modular threat—meaning it has a number of components, each dependent on others to perform an attack. Each of the five stages is hidden and encrypted, with the exception of the first stage. The modular design poses difficulties to analysis, as all components must be available in order to fully understand the Trojan.


Regin is a remote access Trojan (RAT), able to take control of input devices, capture credentials, monitor network traffic, and gather information on processes and memory utilization. The complex design provides flexibility to actors, as they can load custom features tailored to individual targets. [1(link is external)]


Users and administrators are recommended to take the following preventive measures to protect their computer networks:

  • Use and maintain anti-virus software – Anti-virus software recognizes and protects your computer against most known viruses. It is important to keep your anti-virus software up-to-date (see Understanding Anti-Virus Software for more information). [2(link is external)]
  • Keep your operating system and application software up-to-date – Install software patches so that attackers can’t take advantage of known problems or vulnerabilities. Many operating systems offer automatic updates. If this option is available, you should enable it (see Understanding Patches for more information).

The following is a list of the Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) that can be added to network security solutions to determine whether they are present on a network.

MD5s: [1(link is external)]

Stage 1 files, 32 bit:















Unusual stage 1 files apparently compiled from various public source codes merged with malicious code:





Stage 1, 64-bit system infection:




Stage 2, 32 bit:



Stage 2, 64 bit:


Stage 3, 32 bit:



Stage 4, 32 bit:






Stage 4, 64 bit:


Note: Stages 2, 3, and 4 do not appear on infected systems as real files on disk. Hashes are provided for research purposes only.

Registry branches used to store malware stages 2 and 3:






IP IOCs [3(link is external)]:



  • November 25, 2014: Initial Release

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