Zero-day in Windows Kernel Transaction Manager (CVE-2018-8611)

Executive summary In October 2018, our AEP (Automatic Exploit Prevention) systems detected an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system. Further analysis led us to uncover…

Bryan City Council Approves The Sale Of Former Fire Station #2

A former Bryan fire station is returning to the property tax rolls. That’s after the city council approved selling the recently closed fire station number two at Cavitt and Dellwood…

No Changes Thursday For Commercial Flights At Easterwood Airport

Passenger flights in and out of Easterwood Airport will take place Thursday as scheduled. Airport manager Josh Abramson says he’s been fielding calls from passengers asking about the status of…

Texas A&M AgriLife receives sponsored support for agrigenomics lab from PerkinElmer

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charlie Johnson, 979-862-3287, Charlie@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife announced PerkinElmer Inc. has agreed to further support the growing field of agrigenomics…

Holiday celebrations at The Leach Teaching Gardens to kick off Nov. 30

Festival of Trees, open house part of planned events Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University will host a month-long…

Amid industrial boom, Corpus Christi officials look to meet growing water demand

The inside of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant in El Paso on April 16, 2012. The facility produces 27.5 million gallons of water per day. It is the largest…

Rosenthal Meat Center offers seasonal specialty meats for the holidays

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Ray Riley, 979-845-5651, r-riley@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – ‘Tis the season to order traditional holiday favorites from the Rosenthal Meat Center at Texas A&M University,…

Groundbreaking Of College Station’s New Police Headquarters

Speakers at the groundbreaking of the new College Station police headquarters on November 16, 2018 are interim city manager Jeff Capps, mayor Karl Mooney, police chief Scott McCollum, Cris Ruebush…

City Of Bryan Project Update

Bryan city council members hear the stalemate is continuing with the local cable TV provider about moving overhead lines underground. City manager Kean Register reported Suddenlink and its parent company,…

College Station Council Studying The Creation of An Electric Utility Advisory Board

As the College Station city council prepares to receive two new members and a new city manager starts soon, an advisory board might be created to oversee the city’s electric…

Low-Impact Development Workshop set for Nov. 27 in Seguin

Contact: Ward Ling, 979-845-6980, wling@tamu.edu SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership will host a Low-Impact Development Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 27 at the Irma…

Cattle tick, handling demonstrations featured at 47th South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Ranchers working cattle this fall and winter, or surveying pastures and wildlife, need to be mindful of ticks harboring on livestock and forage…

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

A flare burns on May 24, 2018 atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad, N.M., that Wayne Smith leased for ranching before his death in October. The development covered…

Weather Continues Delaying Repairs To A Closed Brazos County Road

The Brazos County road and bridge department reports rainy weather continues to slow down the progress of what needs to be done to reopen I & GN Road between Graham…

Future innovations in agriculture theme of Texas Plant Protection Conference Dec. 4-5

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Innovations in Texas Agriculture for a Profitable Ag Future is the theme for the 30th Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec.…

Simpson named Agricultural Engineer of the Year by ASABE Texas Section

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Shay Simpson, associate program director for Texas A&M AgriLife Research Corporate Relations, has been named Agricultural Engineer of the Year by the…

College Station City Council Is Told Yellow Rental Bicycles Are Leaving Aggieland

Yellow ride sharing bicycles based at Texas A&M will be no more at the end of the fall semester. Aubrey Nettles of the city manager’s office told the council on…

DarkPulsar

In March 2017, the ShadowBrokers published a chunk of stolen data that included two frameworks: DanderSpritz and FuzzBunch. DanderSpritz consists entirely of plugins to gather intelligence, use exploits and examine…

After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

Record rainfall in Llano and Burnet counties in the Texas Hill Country caused major flooding in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2016. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune Across Central…

Update On Three Local Road Projects

Since the first week of September, I&GN Road was closed between Capstone and Graham. Brazos County road and bridge operations manager Gary Arnold says engineers are still collecting information about…