Plurox: Modular backdoor

In February this year, a curious backdoor passed across our virtual desk. The analysis showed the malware to have a few quite unpleasant features. It can spread itself over a…

“What we saw was an overworked and vastly underfunded Border Patrol trying to deal with an overwhelming flood of migrants and dangerous criminal cartels.” By Cong. Michael Cloud WASHINGTON, D.C.…

What kids get up to online

Today’s children navigate the Internet better than adults. They are not afraid to try out new technology, and are quick to grasp new trends and sometimes invent their own. New…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3151,…

Texas A&M’s Baltensperger to lead Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Baltensperger, 979-845-3041, dbaltensperger@tamu.edu AMES, Iowa – Dr. David Baltensperger, head of the soil and crop sciences department at Texas A&M University, was…

NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. Source:…

Platinum is back

In June 2018, we came across an unusual set of samples spreading throughout South and Southeast Asian countries targeting diplomatic, government and military entities. The campaign, which may have started…

Maberry joins AgriLife Extension as family, community health agent for Jones County

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, Marty.Gibbs@ag.tamu.edu Kelli Maberry joins AgriLife Extension June 17 as the community and family health agent for Jones County. SAN ANGELO —…

Howdy, welcome to “Sounds Like Health”, my name is Mary Leigh Myer. Sam Craft: I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh: And we are here today with Dr. Brandon Williamson,…

NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies,…

Zebrocy’s Multilanguage Malware Salad

Zebrocy is Russian speaking APT that presents a strange set of stripes. To keep things simple, there are three things to know about Zebrocy Zebrocy is an active sub-group of…

Titsworth new AgriLife Extension agent for Kimble County

Taryn Titsworth. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) JUNCTION — Taryn Titsworth is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Kimble County. Titsworth, who began his position May…

NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program. Source: NASA

As the stigma surrounding mental health decreases, demand for mental health care is on the rise. Carly McCord, PhD, licensed psychologist and director of Telebehavioral Health at Texas A&M, explains…

IT threat evolution Q1 2019. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky Lab products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, Kaspersky Lab solutions…

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The…

Texas A&M AgriLife unveils plans for state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse facility

A rendering of the new Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse at Texas A&M University. The project is being led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the College of Agriculture and Life…

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 5-7 in College Station

Prime rib is served to all of the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course attendees during the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course dinner, which will be held the evening…

DDoS attacks in Q1 2019

News overview The start of the year saw the appearance of various new tools in the arsenal of DDoS-attack masterminds. In early February, for instance, the new botnet Cayosin, assembled…

MEDIA ADVISORY:  New Texas A&M AgriLife Robotic greenhouse set for construction

Groundbreaking event set for May 22 at Texas A&M University in College Station Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse used to develop superior…