Bingo, Amigo! Jackpotting: ATM malware from Latin America to the World

Introduction Of all the forms of attack against financial institutions around the world, the one that brings traditional crime and cybercrime together the most is the malicious ecosystem that exists…

Win the war against weeds in warm-season pastures

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, 903-834-6191, vacorriher@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Weeds in warm-season pastures can be an annual battle, and producers should prepare their spray equipment to…

Gas is too expensive? Let’s make it cheap!

A few months ago, while undertaking unrelated research into online connected devices, we uncovered something surprising and realized almost immediately that we could be looking at a critical security threat.…

Don’t become a victim. Help the Comptroller’s office fight fraud. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Cybercriminals are sending spoofed (impersonated) emails – appearing to be from the Comptroller’s office…

UPDATE: Capture Of Bryan Murder Suspect Who Is January’s DPS Fugitive Of The Month

Update, January 25 2018: Photo of Frankie Lee Bell Jr. from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx Three days after his 30th birthday, a Houston man is arrested on charges of murdering two Bryan men…

Denis and Co.

In April 2017, we published a detailed review of a malicious program that used DNS tunneling to communicate to its C&C. That study prompted us to develop a technology to…

Skygofree: Following in the footsteps of HackingTeam

At the beginning of October 2017, we discovered new Android spyware with several features previously unseen in the wild. In the course of further research, we found a number of…

Nhash: petty pranks with big finances

According to our data, cryptocurrency miners are rapidly gaining in popularity. In an earlier publication we noted that cybercriminals were making use of social engineering to install this sort of…

Travle aka PYLOT backdoor hits Russian-speaking targets

.travle-big-table td{border:1px solid #eee!important}.travle-big-table td[colspan=”3″]{padding: 10px;} At the end of September, Palo Alto released a report on Unit42 activity where they – among other things – talked about PYLOT malware.…

Suspect In CS Human Trafficking Case Found In Kentucky

A Louisiana man accused of human trafficking in College Station, who was placed on the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List in September, has been…

U.S. Rep. Kay Granger Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to protect Americans’ Second Amendment rights and to curb gun violence:…

IoT lottery: finding a perfectly secure connected device

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great for shopping. Vendors flood the market with all kinds of goods, including lots of exciting connected devices that promise to make our life…

Jail Inmate ID Helps Bryan PD Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

Photo of Clint Hobbs from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx An Oklahoma man is back in the Brazos County jail following his arrest for an armed robbery at an east Bryan convenience store last…

DPS Offers Cash Reward To Find Suspect In Bryan Double Murder

Photo of Frankie Lee Bell Jr. from Texas DPS. The Texas Department of Public Safety has added a suspect in a Bryan double murder to its ten most wanted fugitives…

Silence – a new Trojan attacking financial organizations

More information about the Silence Trojan is available to customers of Kaspersky Intelligence Reporting Service. Contact: intelreports@kaspersky.com In September 2017, we discovered a new targeted attack on financial institutions. Victims…

Brazos County Property Owners Should Have Their Tax Bills By Now

A week later than usual, the Brazos County tax assessor-collectors office has made its mass mailing of property tax bills. Tax assessor-collector Kristy Roe says the delay in sending 109,000…

Gaza Cybergang – updated activity in 2017:

1. Summary information The Gaza cybergang is an Arabic-language, politically-motivated cybercriminal group, operating since 2012 and actively targeting the MENA (Middle East North Africa) region. The Gaza cybergang’s attacks have…

Dangerous liaisons

It seems just about everyone has written about the dangers of online dating, from psychology magazines to crime chronicles. But there is one less obvious threat not related to hooking…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today detailed his support of Texas’ voter ID law in a brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for…

Are we blinding ourselves to this threat of democracy? Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Simply put, American elections are vulnerable and fraudsters know it. Not content to leave their…