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ISC StormCast for Tuesday, October 23rd 2018

MSG Files: Compressed RTF https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/MSG+Files+Compressed+RTF/24228/FreeRTOS TCP/IP Stack Vulnerabilities https://blog.zimperium.com/freertos-tcpip-stack-vulnerabilities-put-wide-range-devices-risk-compromise-smart-homes-critical-infrastructure-systems/VLC/Live555 RTSP

Japan Orders Facebook to Improve Data Protection

The Japanese government on Monday ordered Facebook to improve protection of users' personal information following data breaches affecting tens of millions of people worldwide. read more

FTC Promotes International Charity Fraud Awareness Week

Original release date: October 22, 2018The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an announcement promoting the first International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (ICFAW). FTC, the National Association of State Charities Officials, and state and international partners coordinated this effort...

If Facebook buys a security company, how will it retain the staff who absolutely hate Facebook?

According to reports, Facebook is planning to acquire a cybersecurity firm. But what will the security boffins think of working for Mark Zuckerberg of all people?
The Register

jQuery? More like preyQuery: File upload tool can be exploited to hijack at-risk websites

Flaw present for the past eight years, easy to exploit, and there are thousands of forks A serious vulnerability in a widely used, and widely forked, jQuery file upload plugin may have been exploited for years by hackers to...