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Key findings revealed that:

Despite industry data to the contrary, the survey indicates that organizations that rely on PCI compliance as the core of their information security program were twice as confident that they could detect rogue applications, such as those used to exfiltrate data. These respondents were also significantly more confident that they would be able to detect misconfigured or unauthorized network shares, which was a key attack vector exploited in the Target data breach.

Following the security advisory issued by TOR stating that a group of relays were discovered in early July seemingly trying to deanonymize users, Jaime Blasco, director of AlienVault Labs, says:

Following the news of the Paddy Power data breach http://www.paddypowerplc.com/media/news/paddy-power-advises-customers-historical-data-breach, Mark James and David Harley at ESET and Troy Gill at AppRiver comment on the importance of notifying customers as soon as possible and why customers shouldn’t panic:

You walk into a coffee shop and take a seat. While waiting for your coffee, you take out your smartphone and start playing a game you downloaded the other day. Later, you go to work and check your email in the elevator. Without you knowing, an attacker has just gained a foothold in your corporate network and is steadily infecting all your colleagues’ smartphones too.

Following a recent IG investigation, it was confirmed that the CIA has been spying on Congress by hacking into Senate Intelligence Committee computers. As a result, Mark Udall who serves on the U.S Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has called for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan.

In a new blog post from Ronnie Tokazowski, security researcher, PhishMe, a new phishing scam that employs a shortened Google URL and contains a malicious .zip file that leads to a variant of the Cryptowall ransomware, is discussed.

In response to the news that Microsoft has denied it has ever been asked to plant a snooping backdoor into its products, Tim Erlin, director of security and risk at Tripwire comments: