Threatpost editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch break down the top stories for this week, ended Feb. 14, including: Recent phishing scams – including ones with a romance hook – continue to trick victims, showing that phishing tactics still work in stealing millions from individuals, corporations, and even government agencies. Emotet has a newly discovered feature that hacks nearby Wi-Fi networks, allowing the prolific malware to spread rapidly, like a worm. The operators behind the Robbinhood ransomware are using a new tactic called “bring your own bug,” which researchers think will continue in future campaigns. Patch Tuesday craziness this week included 99 patches from Microsoft, as well as vulnerability fixes from Adobe, Intel and Mozilla Firefox. Listen to the full news wrap below or download direct here. Also, check out our podcast microsite, where we go beyond the headlines on the latest…
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