APT review of the year

What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy question to answer; everybody has partial…

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…

Brazos Valley Food Bank Receives Large Donation from HEB

The Brazos Valley Food Bank was notified earlier this week about a large donation arriving from H-E-B on Wednesday morning. Theresa Mangapora, Executive Director, says the 20 palettes of turkey…

Here's what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers

Pat yourself on the back. You’ve made it through Thanksgiving! Now if you didn’t freeze and/or divvy up the leftovers, you may be searching for creative ways to repurpose the…

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…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

Simple recipe alterations can make holiday foods healthier

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jenna Anding, 979-847-9228, j-anding@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said…

Thanksgiving turkey can be as simple as rub and roast

Just rub the bird with oil, this simple dried seasoning blend and roast it: What you get is a nicely browned turkey and pan juices that are flavorful enough to…

Celebrate cranberries' true tartness in this no-cook relish

This no-cook relish lends a beautiful color and interesting textures to the turkey plate. It’s great for sandwiches, too. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

IT threat evolution Q3 2018. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky Lab products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Q3 figures According to Kaspersky Security Network: Kaspersky Lab solutions…

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…

Water well owner training set for Nov. 7 in Lufkin

Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu Dr. Lucas Gregory, 979-845-7869, LFGregory@ag.tamu.edu LUFKIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at…

A look at US-Saudi weapons at issue in missing writer case

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey has fueled calls for the United States to reconsider arms sales to the kingdom that have…

MuddyWater expands operations

Summary MuddyWater is a relatively new APT that surfaced in 2017. It has focused mainly on governmental targets in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, according to past telemetry. However, the group…

The greatest hits from The Kansas City Star’s Thanksgiving potluck

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Editor’s note: For five years, The Star tapped Kansas City’s star chefs to contribute a recipe as part of a potluck-style Thanksgiving. The menu always starts…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 25, 2018

Reduced wildlife numbers expected going into hunting season Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Tomecek, 325-650-3520, john.tomecek@ag.tamu.edu THRALL – Drought conditions throughout much of the state this summer…

Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H1 2018

For many years, Kaspersky Lab experts have been uncovering and researching cyberthreats that target a variety of information systems – those of commercial and government organizations, banks, telecoms operators, industrial…

College Station Council Asked To Improve Turkey Creek And F&B Roads

The College Station city council is asked to work on a joint agreement to improve Turkey Creek and F&B Roads, which connects Easterwood Airport to and from biocorridor corporations, the…

Utah biodiesel execs linked to polygamous group stay jailed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Salt Lake City biodiesel executives linked to a polygamous group will stay in jail after prosecutors argued they could flee to Turkey if released…

The rise of mobile banker Asacub

We encountered the Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Asacub family for the first time in 2015, when the first versions of the malware were detected, analyzed, and found to be more adept at spying than…