Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after Secretary of the Army Mark Esper…

Southern Living’s new ‘SEC Tailgating Cookbook’ has a menu for every rivalry

It’s not every day you find Paul Finebaum in a cookbook. The legendary sports personality has written the foreword to “The All-New Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook,” by the editors of…

“I’ll take the lead in making that change to state law.” from State Rep. Paul Workman Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The taxpayers of Cedar Park in Travis County…

To crypt, or to mine – that is the question

Way back in 2013 our malware analysts spotted the first malicious samples related to the Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rakhni family. That was the starting point for this long-lived Trojan family, which is still…

“Every dollar the party has comes from donors. Donors who are trusting us to use their funds as wisely and effectively as possible.” By Jean McIver Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,…

Meet The New Play By Play Voice Of Texas A&M Football And Men’s Basketball

Texas A&M and the university’s broadcast partner Learfield have announced the new play by play voice of Aggie football and men’s basketball. Andrew Monaco of San Antonio has spent the…

AP Source: Arizona To Hire Kevin Sumlin

From The Associated Press: A person familiar with the decision says Arizona will hire former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on…

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.…

A Modern Hypervisor as a Basis for a Sandbox

In the field of information security, sandboxes are used to isolate an insecure external environment from a secure internal environment (or vice versa), to protect against the exploitation of vulnerabilities,…

Miners on the Rise

Miners are a class of malware whose popularity has grown substantially this year. The actual process of cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal, though there are groups of people who hoodwink…

Promoter Of July 4th Event At Texas World Speedway Arrested For Not Having A Mass Gathering Permit

Photo of Marvin Scott from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx During the July 4th weekend, several thousand attended an event at the Texas World Speedway which came to an unscheduled end following gunfire. A…

The Government’s Top Financial Regulator Is Investigating ExxonMobil

If the SEC gets the goods on Exxon, its sanctions could affect the way publicly-traded companies account for the costs of climate change. The post The Government’s Top Financial Regulator…

The Missing Piece – Sophisticated OS X Backdoor Discovered

In a nutshell Backdoor.OSX.Mokes.a is the most recently discovered OS X variant of a cross-platform backdoor which is able to operate on all major operating systems (Windows,Linux,OS X). Please see…

From Linux to Windows – New Family of Cross-Platform Desktop Backdoors Discovered

Background Recently we came across a new family of cross-platform backdoors for desktop environments. First we got the Linux variant, and with information extracted from its binary, we were able…

Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence Report for Q4 2015

Q4 events Of all the Q4 2015 events in the world of DDoS attacks and the tools used to launch them, we picked out those that, in our opinion, best…

Texas A&M Athletic Director Stepping Down

Courtesy of Texas A&M University: College Station, Jan. 5, 2016 – Texas A&M has announced that Eric Hyman, athletic director since 2012, will be leaving his position at the university.…

SEC requires companies to reveal CEO-vs-worker pay gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a long-delayed rule requiring companies to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and their employees. Source: Business