A serious server hack at Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has led to the biggest information breach in recent years, with the release of of 2.6TB of data relating to some of the most powerful people in the world.
The cache of 11.5 million leaked files – primarily emails, but also PDFs, text files and others – is being referred to as “the Panama Papers” and was obtained from an anonymous source by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. It was then shared by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists with the Guardian and BBC in the UK and other media outlets around the world.
Original source: IT PRO
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