Tag Archives: cyber-crime

  1. ‘Urgent Need to Strengthen Internet Infrastructure in the Caribbean’ by Gerard Best

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Caribbean, a regional group of computer experts is calling for more to be done to keep critical systems secure, resilient and accessible in the face of mounting threats. The call came from several speakers at the fourth annual technical community forum hosted by the American Registry for […]

    May 26, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Three quarters of CEOs predict a return to growth in 2021 – PwC’s 24th Global CEO Survey

    One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021. The number is lower for Caribbean region CEOs, with 69% saying they believe global economic growth will improve. PwC’s 24th Annual Global […]

    March 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Switzerland-based Quad9 offers maximum privacy protection to Caribbean Internet users, BY GERARD BEST

    Do anything online and you leave behind digital footprints and data. Worse, some of your data is personally identifiable, meaning that your virtual footprint can be linked to your real-world identity. All of which has serious implications for your privacy. But a recent, radical step by one Internet organization could bring new privacy protections to […]

    February 26, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  4. SUPERINTELLIGENCE (2020) Melissa McCarthy & James Corden – Dystopian A.I. Movie

    When an all-powerful Superintelligence chooses to study average Carol Peters, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the A.I. decides to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are worth saving.

    November 18, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    In the last three years, Barbadian companies have had funds illegally siphoned in two separate occasions, yet the alarming trend has not served as a wake up call to revise defences – this lack of foresight is dangerous in one expert’s view as the next attack is just a matter of time… Mr Uttamchandani in […]

    August 6, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. Bulgaria then Argentina, when will they learn? ATM skimming suspect won’t see Kadooment – Buenos Aires native remanded to next month

    A major breakthrough in the debit card skimming fraud which emptied scores of Barbadian bank accounts as an Argentine mechanic charged in connection with the cyber-crime has been remanded to prison when he appeared in District ‘A’ Criminal Court #2. (1) Between the 6th and 7th of July 2019 it’s alleged he stole $3,040.00 in […]

    July 17, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. “REMEMORY” (2017) Peter Dinklage via Google Play

    Gordon Dunn, a famed scientific pioneer, is mysteriously found dead just after the unveiling of his newest work, a groundbreaking device able to extract, record and play a person’s unfiltered memories.

    August 21, 2017Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments

    Citizen security experts, decisions makers, and senior technical officers from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean met in Barbados for a Regional Workshop for the United States Government’s, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CariSECURE (Strengthening Evidence-based Decision Making) Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Attending the Workshop are […]

    August 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  9. Caribbean Girls under Cyber Attack, says Belizean First Lady

    A cyberbullying victim’s parents are speaking out in Belize against the alarming practice of posting nude photos of young girls online. The couple sit facing away from the camera as they recount the episode that forever changed their daughter’s life. The father, slowly and in a plaintive voice, says someone accessed the photo from her […]

    June 12, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. United States and the Caribbean getting aggressive on Cyber Crime in the West Indies

    The 15 member grouping of the Caribbean Community are seeking to rapidly redress areas of security and legislation as it pertains to cyber-crime in the West Indies. On learning how the Attorney General of Barbados Adriel Brathwaite lamented the fact not only here but his regional counterparts barely set aside funding for programs to counter […]

    April 24, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  11. Anti Cyber Bullying Workshop hosted at UN House

    Shut Down Cyber Bullying, an Anti Cyber bullying initiative by the Rotary Club of Barbados, hosted a workshop with over 40 secondary school principals, guidance counsellors, PAREDOS members and social workers at the United Nations Headquarters last week to develop new anti cyberbullying guidelines and resources for schools. “Online issues affect us all and with […]

    June 26, 2016EducationNo comments
  12. Barbadians warned by Police experts of Auto Theft and Card Fraud

    After three visitors and a pregnant Bajan woman got held on credit card fraud, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is making sure it doesn’t happen again. CEO of the BHTA, Sue Springer, indicated the NGO recommenced a special early warning system so if any weird transactions by guests or customers with credit cards […]

    March 20, 2016Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Debit Cards and Vehicles are stolen fast and furious?

    If you need to get some cash, as you park your car to visit an ATM, lock it! Then hide your fingers when punching in your password – a warning has been issued by the Royal Barbados Police Force to watch out for tech-savvy skimmers from abroad looking to copy your PIN! As if that […]

    February 21, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Barbados Advocate remains offline after hacking

    The web version of Barbados’ oldest running daily continues to be offline after a mid morning hack on 3rd December. The front page of the Advocate at that time said in large red letters how it was hacked by the aliases of Cocain Cracker and Shinobi Haxor. These hackers have threatened to do the same […]

    December 6, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. James Spader & Paul Bettany on Marvel’s “Avengers 2: Age of Ultron”

    James Spader and Paul Bettany discuss the different world views of Ultron and the Vision! See them in action with Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in theaters May 1st; Subscribe to Marvel –

    May 11, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “Blackhat” (2015) – Chris Hemsworth, Crime/Tech Movie HD

    Directed and produced by Michael Mann, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom, and it is written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Mann. Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produce alongside Mann, while Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod serve as the executive producers.

    October 23, 2014Cinema, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries, each representing diverse social realities and cultures from different regions around the world through the eyes of their distinguished directors. A new documentary will premiere each Monday in the Caribbean, starting October 13th and running through December. The documentaries featured include (in chronological order): The […]

    October 8, 2014CinemaNo comments
  18. “Automata” (2014) – Antonio Banderas, Sci-Fi Movie HD August 26, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is advising members of the public to be extra vigilant when conducting transactions at Automatic Teller Machines (ATM). Look for strange devices on or around the ATM; Inspect the ATM for any devices before inserting your card. Cover the keypad when entering your PIN. Be aware of suspicious persons in […]

    July 23, 2014CrimeNo comments
  20. (UPDATE) Brazilian Hackers confuse Barbadian Police’s website, now back to normal

    I received a Tweet late Saturday indicating the website of the Royal Barbados Police Force was hacked… Here’s what greeted me once I decided to verify it myself;- The hackers purport to hail from Brazil and have performed the exercise for the sheer joy of it? There was a rather annoying piece of Techno music […]

    April 13, 2014Crime, TechnologyNo comments