Gravesite Of George H.W., Barbara, And Robin Bush Reopens To The Public On Saturday

The gravesite of George H.W., Barbara, and Robin Bush reopens to the public on Saturday. That’s according to the home page of the website of the Bush Library and Museum.…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018. Top security stories

Introduction The internet is now woven into the fabric of our lives. Many people routinely bank, shop and socialize online and the internet is the lifeblood of commercial organizations. 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.…

Federal report: Hurricane Harvey was a climate change harbinger

A flooded neighborhood near the Buffalo Bayou and the Barker Reservoir dam on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune Texas should brace for more — and worse…

The Rotexy mobile Trojan – banker and ransomware

On the back of a surge in Trojan activity, we decided to carry out an in-depth analysis and track the evolution of some other popular malware families besides Asacub. One…

Black Friday alert

Banking Trojans traditionally target users of online financial services; looking for financial data to steal or building botnets out of hacked devices for future attacks. However, over time, several of…

IT threat evolution Q3 2018

Targeted attacks and malware campaigns Lazarus targets cryptocurrency exchange Lazarus is a well-established threat actor that has conducted cyber-espionage and cybersabotage campaigns since at least 2009. In recent years, the…

Spam and phishing in Q3 2018

Quarterly highlights Personal data in spam We have often said that personal data is candy on a stick to fraudsters and must be kept safe (that is, not given out…

Hey there! How much are you worth?

Have you ever stopped to think just how much your life is worth? I mean really think about it. For instance, let’s say you wanted to sell everything you have…

Waller County Sheriff’s Deputy Dies In Floodwaters

From the Waller County sheriff’s office Facebook page: On Wednesday October 31, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Waller County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Loren Vasquez was dispatched to a high priority…

China denies spying on Trump's phone, suggests he use Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — Taking a page from the U.S. president’s own playbook, China on Thursday denounced a U.S. newspaper report that it is listening to Donald Trump’s phone calls as…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is pleased to welcome its new Commissioner Representing the Public, Robert D. Thomas of Austin. Commissioner Thomas joins the…

Phishing for knowledge

When we talk about phishing, top of mind are fake banking sites, payment systems, as well as mail and other globally popular services. However, cybercriminals have their fingers in far…

How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump White House has capitalized on fossil-fuel exports made possible by the Obama administration. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is shown here on Aug. 2, 2017 welcoming his predecessor, Ernest…

CRP risk management decision aid available through AgriLife Extension

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5667, dljones@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – As Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP, contracts expire, landowners must decide if they should re-enroll acreage, convert it back to farmland…

Did Your Cell Phone Receive Wednesday’s Test Alert?

Wednesday’s nationwide cell phone test alert had mixed results. WTAW listeners let us know through our text line at 979-695-1620 and our Facebook page NewsTalk 1620 WTAW that some did…

Roaming Mantis part III: iOS crypto-mining and spreading via malicious content delivery system

In Q2 2018, Kaspersky Lab published two blogposts about Roaming Mantis sharing details of this new cybercriminal campaign. In the beginning, the criminals used DNS hijacking in vulnerable routers to…

Texas A&M President Mourns The Loss Of Longtime Philosophy & Humanities Professor

Texas A&M president Michael Young posted on his Facebook page Sunday the death of distinguished professor of philosophy and humanities Dr. John McDermott. According to a Texas A&M news release…

As taxing entities debate whether to cut, maintain or raise property tax rates… By Cynthia Thomas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has one of the highest effective real…

Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-­turners for future scientists and engineers. Source: Science News