Calisto Trojan for macOS

An interesting aspect of studying a particular piece of malware is tracing its evolution and observing how the creators gradually add new monetization or entrenchment techniques. Also of interest are…

Nearly $5 billion announced for Texas Flood Control Projects Texas Insider Report: HOUSTON, Texas — Following the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) announcement of nearly $5 billion for Flood…

The once-serious “Democrat” party has been hijacked by lawless lunatics who sow discontent & foment violence By Charles Hurt “Beware the coming civil war!” Coming? Oh, it’s already upon us.…

In just 15 years, roughly 4,000 miles of fiber-optic cables in US coastal cities could go underwater. Source: Science News

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 17, 2018

  Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A convergence of weather and market conditions have put a number of  Texas beef producers…

The return of Fantomas, or how we deciphered Cryakl

In early February this year, Belgian police seized the C&C servers of the infamous Cryakl cryptor. Soon afterwards, they handed over the private keys to our experts, who used them…

Coinvault, the court case

Today, after almost 3 years of waiting, it was finally the day of the trial. In the Netherlands, where the whole case took place, the hearings are open to the…

APT Trends Report Q2 2018

In the second quarter of 2017, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) began publishing summaries of the quarter’s private threat intelligence reports, in an effort to make the…

In cryptoland, trust can be costly

While the legal status of cryptocurrencies and laws to regulate them continue to be hammered out, scammers are busy exploiting the digital gold rush. Besides hacking cryptocurrency exchanges, exploiting smart-contract…

AgriLife Extension names veteran agent to Taylor County post

Cody Hill transfers from Borden County Aug. 1 Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contacts: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Cody Hill…

Flash flooding in Houston sparks memories of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey left Ty Boufford’s home with 8 inches of water when it struck the Houston area last August. For several days after, Boufford and his family were trapped in…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding the Mexican Presidency election results: “Congratulations to Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on winning the…

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 July 4th is for us remember our beginnings, that our nation, under god, was created for equality and justice.  That we arose with the words inscribed in our Declaration…

Appears on Texas’ ‘Michael Berry Show,’ ‘Mark Davis Show’ and Fox News’ ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss Justice Kennedy’s retirement from the Court, immigration, and President Trump’s summit with Putin,…

NASA’s Office of Planetary Protection has tried to protect other worlds from us and us from other worlds since the Cold War. But the future wants a better way. Source:…

Hays County residents fear the fight to protect their water was all for nothing

Hays County residents thought their water was saved. Houston-based Electro Purification had plans to pump 5.3 million gallons of water per day from the Trinity Aquifer. The area wasn’t regulated by…

Extension Epsilon Sigma Phi-Alpha Zeta Chapter hosts career conference

Contact: Sonja Stueart-Davis, 713-274-0950, sstueart@ag.tamu.edu CONROE — “Leading Your Career” was the theme for the recent conference held by the Epsilon Sigma Phi-Texas Alpha Zeta chapter, a national organization dedicated to…

The approval of epilepsy drug Epidiolex is poised to permanently change the way we talk about cannabis in the US. Source: Science News

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in favor of President’s Actions to Strengthen Vetting of Immigrants Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Foreign nationals from countries that pose national security threats should…