A Microsoft Font Really Did Take Pakistan’s Prime Minister Down

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will resign his position immediately following a landmark decision by his country’s Supreme Court. Sharif has been under fire since last year, when leaked documents appeared to show his family had hidden wealth in shell companies overseas. Earlier this month, investigators revealed that crucial financial documents provided by the Sharifs used Microsoft’s Calibri font but were dated from before that font was publicly released. Read More >>

The Microsoft Font That Has Scandalised Pakistan’s First Family

Back in April, the family of Pakistan’s scandal-plagued prime minister landed in the crosshairs of an investigation relating to the leaked Panama Papers. This week, the team handling the investigation concluded that documents signed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family were fraudulent due to the fact that they were purportedly from 2006 but used Microsoft’s Calibri font, which wasn’t publicly released until 2007. Read More >>

Panama Papers Law Firm IT Employee Detained On Suspicion Of Data Theft

A computer technician who works for Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, has been detained in Geneva on suspicion that he recently stole large amounts of data from the firm, French newspaper Le Temps reported. Read More >>

Is This How a Hacker Got the Panama Papers?

Since the first reports of the massive Panama Papers leak, Mossack Fonseca—the company responsible for creating offshore accounts for some of the world’s richest and most powerful people—has claimed the leak was the result of an outside hack. Recent reports have pointed to an outdated Outlook login and web portal software as possibly weak security points in Mossack’s network. Read More >>

Panama Papers are From an External Hack, Claims Mossack Fonseca

The Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca has spoken out about the huge data leak it’s suffered, claiming it’s been the victim of an external hack. Read More >>

Vladimir Putin: Should We Be Afraid of the Big, Bad, Vlad?

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in the headlines. Don’t worry, he hasn’t invaded anywhere else, but he’s alleged to be at the centre of a major money laundering scheme, as exposed by the so-called “Panama Papers”. Yep, it turns out that being the all powerful President of a country is also profitable business. Read More >>

2.6TB Data Leak Reveals Corruption Amongst World Leaders

An international team of journalists has obtained what it’s referring to as the “biggest leak in history”: A 2.6-terabyte stash of data about offshore savings and tax havens from Panama-based legal firm Mossack Fonseca. Read More >>