Acid Leak at Texas Plant: Two Killed, Dozens Wounded

At least two people died and 30 were hospitalized as a result of a chemical spill at a plant in a suburb of Houston, Texas, on Tuesday evening, July 27, according to company officials. Writes about this USA Today. The incident involved an acetic acid leak ...

Flood in the streets and dirty drinking water: a large-scale sewage leak occurred in Florida

The mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, sought federal help from the state after 211 million gallons (about 800 million liters) of sewage leaked from pipes into the streets and made drinking water unusable, writes Fox News. According to the report published ...

Russia in second place in the world for information leakage

According to the results of the first half of 2015, Russia ranked second in the world in the number of confidential information leaks on the Internet. For six months of 2015, according to the study, 59 cases of leakage of confidential information from Russian companies and government organizations were registered. Among the companies that have suffered from leaks over the past six months are MTS, VTB-24, ...

Two words helped Zuckerberg figure out who is "leaking" information

Facebook's Chief Information Officer Tim Campos shared the story of Zuckerberg's letter with guests at the CIO100 security conference in Colorado in mid-August. After learning about the "leak" inside Facebook, its founder Mark Zuckerberg sent Campos a letter, ...

Emergency declared in California due to oil spill

The state of California has declared a state of emergency after coastal areas have been hit by one of the worst oil spills in state history. State Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Wednesday night, the day after ...

Ammonia leak in Israel

An ammonia leak occurred at the Hod Hefer plant located in the Emek Hefer industrial zone on the evening of 7 April. Reinforced detachments from the Hasharon Police Station arrived at the scene of the emergency. Highway number 4 is blocked in the north direction from the ha-Roe interchange, and in the south ...

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