This London Firm Helps the Wealthy Hide Assets – or Steal Them. Luckily We Have 15 Years of Their Client Communications.

Barrett Brown writes: It is my cheerful duty to announce the acquisition of around 85 gigabytes of leaked emails, phone calls, faxes, and other documents originating from the London-based tax shelter firm Formations House, best known to the public for the assortment of often colorful scandals involving such figures as former Ukranian president Viktor...

Protest data breaches threaten HK’s hub ambitions

The Macau Daily Times reports: Hong Kong’s ambitions to be an international data-center hub are a potential casualty of the city’s mass protests. Last month, dozens of protesters were arrested after being treated in the emergency ward of a public hospital following battles with riot police. The city’s Hospital Authority subsequently denied leaking...

Tangipahoa Schools in La. Discover Possible Cybersecurity Breach

Tangipahoa Parish School System phone lines and email will be offline for the most part on Monday as a precaution after district officials discovered a potential cybersecurity issue on their network Sunday evening. Tangipahoa School Superintendent Melissa Stilley said the issue appears to be similar to problems experienced in several district offices. Last week, the...

LAPD Police Officers’ Personal Information Stolen in Data Breach

Eric Leonard, Philip Drechsler, and Andrew Blankstein report: The personal information of about 2,500 LAPD officers, along with approximately 17,500 police officer applicants, was stolen in a theft of data held by the City’s Personnel Department, several officials told NBCLA. The breach was discovered in recent days, the officials said, and the affected officers were...