Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a 17-state friend-of-the-court brief to defend the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. The case challenges…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

College Station City Council Announces Four City Manager Finalists

From the city of College Station: Through a six-month nationwide search facilitated by Affion Public, the College Station City Council recently selected these finalists from more than 100 total applications.…

Students in Georgia and Washington, D.C., will talk live with two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. Source:…

Walters named grand champion at American Brahman Breeders Association 2018 All American competition

Winston Walters of Brenham won the senior division and grand champion in the bred and owned red bull category at the American Brahman Breeders Association 2018 All American competition in…

13 States have Automatic Voter Registration Policies Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thirty-eights states allow citizens who have never resided in the United States to vote. The requirements vary from…

Some Latinos, like other Americans, are themselves weary of undocumented immigration. By Steffen W. Schmidt Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic Party shouldn’t count on Latinos swinging many mid-term races…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Joined by Louisiana and Mississippi, Attorney General Ken Paxton late yesterday filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…

Spam and phishing in Q2 2018

Quarterly highlights GDPR as a phishing opportunity In the first quarter, we discussed spam designed to exploit GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which came into effect on May 25, 2018.…

Q2 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 962,947,023 attacks launched from online resources located in 187 countries across the globe. 351,913,075 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

IT threat evolution Q2 2018. Statistics

Q2 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 962,947,023 attacks launched from online resources located in 187 countries across the globe. 351,913,075 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

Meet ratatouille's cousin, the dish that can turn your farmers market bounty into dinner

In Georgia, there’s a dish that, quite simply, is a genius answer to summer’s most delicious dilemma: the glut of sun-ripened vegetables. If you’re a home gardener, this may sound…

Texas-New Mexico water fight could be impacted by SCOTUS ruling

A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wednesday in a water fight between Florida and Georgia could have implications for a similar legal battle between Texas and New Mexico over the Rio…

AgriLife Extension expert talks Bermuda grass 101

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, vacorriher@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Not all Bermuda grasses are created equal, but varieties are often confused as their own separate species, said…

Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

Quarterly highlights Data leaks Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many…

IT threat evolution Q1 2018. Statistics

Q1 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 796,806,112 attacks launched from online resources located in 194 countries across the globe. 282,807,433 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

Pelosi’s “dark cloud” comments differ from those of workers receiving welcome cash in their pockets. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a Politico Live event earlier this morning, House…

Obamacare still imposes rising costs, transfer of power to the federal government Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “From the outset, Obamacare’s individual mandate caused countless Americans to purchase insurance they…

Energetic Bear/Crouching Yeti: attacks on servers

Energetic Bear/Crouching Yeti is a widely known APT group active since at least 2010. The group tends to attack different companies with a strong focus on the energy and industrial…

AgriLife Extension hires new statewide turfgrass specialist

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Becky Grubbs, 979-845-0603, bgrubbs@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Becky Grubbs expects to spend the next chapter in her life growing the Texas turfgrass…