A week in security (September 17 – 23)

Last week, we took a look at a low level spam campaign on Twitter, explored the signs of falling victim to phishing, and examined a massive WordPress compromise. We also explained some SASL vulnerabilities and covered a breaking Emotet spam campaign.
Other cybersecurity news:
NewEgg attacked by MageCart (Source: Volexity)
UKGOV tackled the talent gap (Source: The Register)
Maximum fine touted for Equifax (source: ICO)
Microsoft Jet engine vulnerability (Source: Zero Day Initiative)
Always wipe your data (Source: PrivacyFly)
CCTV ransomware hacker found guilty (Source: The Register)
Scottish brewery attacked by ransomware (Source: BBC)
Fake finance apps on Google Play (Source: ESET)
Malicious login attempts on the rise (Source: Akamai)
Why identity verification is important (Source: Help Net Security)
Stay safe, everyone!
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