Why an outdated website brought down Iceland’s prime minister

We have all heard about the so called “Panama Papers” described as “the largest data breach to journalists in history”.

Here’s a Blog report by the security company Wordfence describing how Mossack Fonseca’s Panamanian website may have been hacked.

It comes back to the old chestnut of not keeping your website up to date.

One of the items distributed by the hackers was a report describing the Icelandic prime minister’s financial activities in Panama which led to PM Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigning over his tax avoidance.

Link to the Wordfence Blog

 

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