Here's a look at this week's top information security news stories:
- PCI DSS 3.0 compliance deadline approaches. Will it make any difference? Read more at CSO Online.
- Apple iOS malware gets onto 75,000 iPhones, steals ad clicks - fortunately, AdThief only affects jailbroken devices. Learn more at Naked Security.
- The Secret Service is estimating that more than 1,000 U.S. businesses had their systems infected by Backoff, a new point-of-sale malware linked to numerous remote-access attacks. Read the full story at Bank Info Security.
- Dairy Queen breached? Krebs on Security investigates the claim, includes official statement from DQ HQs.
Background check records of 25,000 undercover investigators and other homeland security staff were exposed in the breach at US Investigations Services (USIS) this month. Read "Breach of Homeland Security Background Checks Raises Red Flags" via Dark Reading.