Fascinating read on The Panama Papers and the issues that led to the compromise of 72 current and former heads of state offshore financial details.

Yes - the attack was as a result of vulnerabilities in Drupal and WordPress.  

This really highlights the importance of maintaining a "Defence In Depth" approach to security on a website. 

Defence in depth examples:

  • Web Application Firewall
  • File Change Monitoring
  • Access Log Monitoring
  • Malware Detection 
  • and so on.

For information on how easy/simple protecting your website is, go to www.foregenix.com/fgxweb.