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Episode #186 - Ghostscript allows remote code access; FTC takes on OpenAI; Tax services playing fast and loose with client data
Episode 18617th July 2023 • It's 5:05! Daily cybersecurity and open source briefing • Contributors from Around the World
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Edwin Kwan: Ghostscript allows remote code access

Popular open source PDF library, Ghostscript, has been discovered to have a critical vulnerability that allows for remote code execution. The vulnerability can be exploited upon opening a malicious file.

Katy Craig: Tax services playing fast and loose with client data

Taxes and data privacy- two things we all love to hear about, right? Well, it appears our favorite tax preparation services, TaxAct, H&R Block and Tax Layer have been playing a little fast and loose with our personal data.

Mark Miller: FTC Takes on ChatGPT

Al Capone was brought down almost a hundred years ago. It was evasion of taxes that got him, completely unrelated to what he was actually being pursued for. Friday's filing of a Civil Investigative Demand by the FTC against OpenAI reminds me a lot of that process.

Marcel Brown: Today in Tech History

July 16th, 1969. Apollo 11 is launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida on the way to becoming the first space mission to land men on the moon. Stay tuned this week for more Apollo 11 technology history.

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