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…

What Interests Children Online

Today’s children and teenagers are integrated into cyberspace so tightly that discussions on the outright prohibition of using devices with Internet connectivity are nonsensical. It is more reasonable to teach…

Venezuela’s democratic foundations have been damaged Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C.–U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the recent developments in Venezuela: “The Maduro regime knows no…

Part 2 of a 2-Part Series: The Insidious Destruction of What it Means to be a Citizen By Victor Davis Hanson The arguments for ignoring illegal immigration are as well-known as…

Part I of a 2-Part Series: Array of Vested Interests sees advantage in Dismantling the Border By Victor Davis Hanson The arguments for ignoring illegal immigration are as well-known as…

A growing sliver of Latinos isn’t having it By Hector Luis Alamo Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – In every other year since 2004, I’ve written about how, despite past turnout rates, Latinos were…

As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America

LIMA, Peru (AP) — An expected U.S. economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is causing the region’s leaders to look halfway around the world, to China, for help…

IT threat evolution Q3 2016. Statistics

 Download the full report (PDF) Statistics All the statistics used in this report were obtained using Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), a distributed antivirus network that works with various anti-malware protection…

The “notification” ransomware lands in Brazil

It’s unusual for a day to go by without finding some new variant of a known ransomware, or, what is even more interesting, a completely new one. Unlike the previously…

IT threat evolution in Q2 2016. Statistics

 Download the full report (PDF) All the statistics used in this report were obtained using Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), a distributed antivirus network that works with various anti-malware protection components.…

First Birth In Texas With Zika Virus Is In Houston

HOUSTON (AP) _ Health officials are reporting the first Texas case of a baby born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John…

The first BSides Latin America, this time in Sao Paulo

As time goes by, each year we have more and more BSides events all over the world where the information security community can get together in a laid back atmosphere…

AgriLife Extension entomologists provide advice for women regarding Zika virus

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mike Merchant, 972-952-9204, michael.merchant@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, slswiger@ag.tamu.edu DALLAS – Initially, the Zika virus was considered a “mild” disease, but public health…

“All your creds are belong to us”

 Download the full report (PDF) With astonishing annual revenues of over a hundred billion dollars, the gaming industry has in the past been compared to Hollywood’s burgeoning business, repeatedly demonstrating…

Experts: what ATM jackpotting malware is

Kaspersky Lab security researchers Santiago Pontiroli and Roberto Martinez explain how ATM malware works in Latin America and why it’s difficult to discover ‘jackpotting’ malware. Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2016…

Rice experts worldwide to convene in Galveston March 1-4

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Lee Tarpley, 409-752-2741, ltarpley@tamu.edu Dr. Ted Wilson, 409-752-2741, lt-wilson@aesrg.tamu.edu GALVESTON — More than 400 rice scientists, industry representatives, consultants and growers are expected…

Fast Facts: What you should know about Chagas disease

Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a potentially life-threating condition transmitted by triatomine bugs, or “kissing bugs.” While Chagas disease is more prevalent in the tropics and Latin…

A Comedian Exposes Obama’s Nuclear Deal with Iran

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei tweets; “If any war happens, the one who will emerge [the] loser is the aggressive and criminal U.S.” By Gary L. Bauer “Do you know that…