What kids get up to online

Today’s children navigate the Internet better than adults. They are not afraid to try out new technology, and are quick to grasp new trends and sometimes invent their own. New…

ScarCruft continues to evolve, introduces Bluetooth harvester

Executive summary After publishing our initial series of blogposts back in 2016, we have continued to track the ScarCruft threat actor. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking and allegedly state-sponsored threat actor…

APT trends report Q1 2019

For just under two years, the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky Lab has been publishing quarterly summaries of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. The summaries are based…

Roaming Mantis, part IV

One year has passed since we published the first blogpost about the Roaming Mantis campaign on securelist.com, and this February we detected new activities by the group. This blogpost is…

Japan says name for new era of Naruhito will be 'Reiwa'

TOKYO (AP) — The name of the era of Japan’s soon-to-be-emperor Naruhito will be “Reiwa,” the government announced Monday. Source: Business – The Eagle

“The big thing going for Texas right now, is that you have an economic dynamic that continues to sponsor growth throughout the state. By Marc. L. Flaster Texas Insider Report:…

Detained Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's children say he loves Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The children of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is under arrest in Tokyo, have defended their father’s love for Japan and denounced comments by the Japanese…

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of…

Scientists strategize for better conservation plans

TOP LEFT TO RIGHT: Dr. Adam Smith, Missouri Botanical Garden; Dr. Francisco Rodríguez-Sánchez, Estación Biológica de Doñana; Dr. Dan Warren, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center and Okinawa Institute of…

More than 800 slated to attend beginner’s gardening course in North Texas

Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening flyer Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.eduContacts: Daniel Cunningham, 972-952-9223, daniel.cunningham@ag.tamu.eduMartha Cavazos Fipps, 972-547-7335, mcavazos@mckinneytexas.org DALLAS — A regional gardening course for beginners, to be held Jan.…

U.S. fossil fuel exports spur Asian building boom, climate worries

Workers board large-sized liquefied natural gas carriers under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering facility on Geoje Island, South Korea. The boom in fossil-fuel production in the United…

Japan says it will leave IWC to resume commercial whaling

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts but says it will no longer go to the Antarctic to hunt. Source: Business…

AgriLife Extension welcomes new Prairie View A&M 4-H, youth development agent

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Nelda Leyba Speller, 210-631-0400, nlspeller@ag.tamu.edu Sayako Seymour, 210-631-0400, sayako.seymour@ag.tamu.edu Sayako Seymour. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) SAN ANTONIO — Sayako Seymour is the…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018. Story of the year: miners

Cryptocurrency miners that infect the computers of unsuspecting users essentially operate according to the same business model as ransomware programs: the victim’s computing power is harnessed to enrich the cybercriminals.…

Japan, India leaders build ties amid trade, security worries

TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and India are reaffirming their ties amid growing worries about trade and regional stability. Source: Business – The Eagle

He’s blunt, simple, willing to fight, and mistrustful of intellectuals By David Gelernter Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democrats have no issues. The economy is booming and America’s…

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since…

Kimura named AgriLife Extension state peanut specialist

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Dr. Emi Kimura has been named the state peanut specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr.…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Conroe) – With the lack of coverage by the media, you may have missed the House of Representatives pass three important bills that will…

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…