With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a Typical Middle-Income Family Will Receive a $1,182 Tax Cut Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin…

Kaspersky Lab – Beyond Black Friday Threat Report, November 2017

Introduction The festive holiday shopping season, which covers Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in late November as well as Christmas in December, now accounts for a significant share of…

In search of a flood fix, one Houston community turned to a golf course

HOUSTON — In 50 years living in Clear Lake City, Spyros Varsos had never seen the floodwater get so high. During a historic rainstorm two years ago, he watched anxiously…

‘We want to provide every incentive to bring that money here to make those investments here and to create jobs here.’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator…

Investigation Report for the September 2014 Equation malware detection incident in the US

Background In early October, a story was published by the Wall Street Journal alleging Kaspersky Lab software was used to siphon classified data from an NSA employee’s home computer system.…

Roy Moore Allegations Are Forcing an Awakening on The Liberal Left

Years of excusing Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct suddenly seems morally indefensible By Jeff Greenfield It was glimpsed in passing in a New York Times editorial, the Ground Zero of conventional…

Threat Predictions for Financial Services and Fraud in 2018

The landscape in 2017 In 2017 we’ve seen fraud attacks in financial services become increasingly account-centric. Customer data is a key enabler for large-scale fraud attacks and the frequency of…

Participates in the ‘Salute to Veterans’ aboard the USS Lexington Texas Insider Report; WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) delivered remarks aboard the USS Lexington at the ‘Salute…

Alumni receive awards at Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Three former students were chosen for Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards, while four alumni were honored with Outstanding Alumni Awards during the…

Letter follows recent study done on the quality of care at VA medical centers Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sent…

An old Hollywood Refrain, but the world may not be a safe place By Marc L. Flaster NEW YORK, New York (Texas Insider Report) — Tweet, Tweet, Twitter, Twitter… Our President takes…

IT threat evolution Q3 2017

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns [Re-]enter the dragon In July, we reported on the recent activities of a targeted attack group called ‘Spring Dragon’ (also known as LotusBlossom), whose activities…

November 8, 2017 | Speaker Ryan Press Office | http://spkrryan.us/2lYh4dT Right now, tax reform is the talk of the town—and the country. Since releasing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last week—a bill to overhaul…

Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium set for Nov. 28

Annual training to kick-off Amarillo Farm and Ranch ShowWriter: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Danny Nusser, 806-376-0051, d-nusser@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer two sessions…

Ted Poe Becomes The Fourth Texas Congressman To Retire In 2018

A fourth Texas congressman has announced plans not to seek re-election in 2018. Ted Poe, who represents part of Harris County, is the third in less than two weeks to…

Using legitimate tools to hide malicious code

The authors of malware use various techniques to circumvent defensive mechanisms and conceal harmful activity. One of them is the practice of hiding malicious code in the context of a…

Buda voters to decide whether to reintroduce fluoride to tap water

Buda voters on Tuesday will decide whether the Central Texas city should again add fluoride to its water supply. The widespread and decades-old practice of fluoridation — roughly two-thirds of Americans live in communities…

New office aims to strengthen relationships with U.S. livestock and poultry industries

Contacts: Lesa Muehlstein, 979-845-2855, lesa.teer@ag.tamu.edu Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION -The World Organisation for Animal Health, also known as OIE, officially opened the  U.S.-based liaison office in College Station Nov.…

New publication aids agricultural businesses in ICE raid, audit preparation

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5668, tiffany.dowelllashmet@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Ellen Jordan, 972-952-9212, e-jordan2@tamu.edu AMARILLO – Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are…

“We’ve seen that the number of deaths resulting from drug overdoses have quadrupled since 1999.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The statistics aren’t good. I’ve read that approximately 126…