Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2019

There’s nothing more difficult than predicting. So, instead of gazing into a crystal ball, the idea here is to make educated guesses based on what has happened recently and where…

AgriLife Extension extends Path to the Plate program to youth

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Carolyn Prill-Bennett, 806-935-2594, Carolyn.prill@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, angela.burkham@ag.tamu.edu DUMAS – More than 700 Moore County youth and adults were the first in the…

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…

NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and…

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…

An MIT professor argues that misinformation boils down to one simple thing: mental laziness, exacerbated by social media. Source: Science News

College Station Mother Arrested For Child Abandonment/Endangerment Of Her Four Year Old Daughter

Social media assists College Station police in learning the identity of a four year old girl who wandered out of her apartment Wednesday morning. The child’s mother, who was not…

College Station Mother Arrested For Child Abandonment/Endangerment Of Her Four Year Old Daughter

Social media assists College Station police in learning the identity of a four year old girl who wandered out of her apartment Wednesday morning. The child’s mother, who was not…

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…

“If we’re fortunate enough to win back the House or the Senate, that’s when civility can start again.” By Gary Bauer Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Remember when Hillary…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Don’t miss this Sunday Morning’s 9:00 am (CST) broadcast of the “Al Punto con Jorge Ramos” Show on Univision Communications’ Hispanic Television Network in a segment…

Learn how she’d been preparing for her elevator moment for a long time, why she immigrated to the U.S., and what inspired her to become an activist By Latino USA…

The idea of “zombie scrolling syndrome” has legs, after all. From worms to wasps, nature has figured out mind control—in ways that bring to mind social media. Source: Science News

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement calling on Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to condemn the increasingly abusive tactics by…

Scam Warnings From BTU And Texas A&M Police

BTU and Texas A&M police (UPD) on Wednesday issued new warnings about phone scammers following multiple reports from targeted victims. BTU posted on its social media that “We do NOT…

Bryan Police Awards A Civilian Service Citation

A Bryan man who found a ten year old boy who went missing for four hours in May has been given a civilian service citation by the Bryan police department.…

We know what your kids did this summer

For many kids and teenagers, summer is all about ditching school books in favor of hobbies and fun. Every year we release a report on children’s interests, as reflected in…

Republican Party farm team provides strong candidates for key races By Newt Gingrich Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tuesday’s primaries had three big lessons. The first is that President…

Social media could help monitor air pollution that physical monitors miss. Source: Science News