The Daily Populous

Sunday July 22nd, 2018 morning edition

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Whenever one of those programs gets captured in the wild, researchers pick it apart for new insights into the Fancy Bear’s methods.

X-Agent was used in the 2016 DNC hack, but its history stretches back years before.

It comes out at the tail end of what the security world calls the “cyber kill-chain.”

I was surprised... It’s been like playing chess against someone and never knowing who the opponent is. ”

X-Agent is a reliable workhorse, time tested and proven, and packing all the basic features a cyber spy needs.

Mueller identifies it as the GRU unit that handled the hacking aspects of the Kremlin’s election interference.

The head of Unit 26165 at the time, Viktor Borisovich Netyksho, is the lead defendant in the case. »

Indonesia girl jailed for abortion after being raped by brother

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Indonesia girl jailed for abortion after being raped by brother.

A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an official said on Saturday.

Indonesia forbids abortion unless a woman’s life is at risk, or under certain circumstances if she is raped. »

Utah Woman Donates Over 1,200 Handmade Toys to Migrant Children Separated From Parents

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With five kids of her own, she knew all too well how much toys meant to her children.

Parson said she had a sudden realization while watching her kids play with their toys that she could make handmade dolls and bears for children in need.

In her most recent shipment, she sent more than 1,200 toys to migrant children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border and placed in foster care. »

Julian Assange to be handed over to UK officials: Report

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Ecuador officials are planning to withdraw asylum protection for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and hand him over to British authorities.

Lenin Moreno, Ecuador's president, met with British officials in London Friday to finalize the agreement, according to the Intercept.

Assange has been at the embassy since 2012 and will be handed over to the British government within a few weeks. »

The Billion Tree Project In Pakistan Is A Success

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The Billion Tree Tsunami project in Pakistan has been a success.

About 730 million trees were regrown using various forestry measures for regeneration, and three hundred million seedlings were planted using about 40 different species in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

They are a fast-growing species, so they can provide benefits to landscapes which have been stripped resulting in problems with erosion. »