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    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

    Police arrested and formally charged two Romanian visitors this weekend in relation to the following offences: 30 year old Sorin Ghiriti is answering – Theft and Going Equipped While 35 year old Gheorghe Dumitru Durdea faces – Going Equipped *Both were jointly charged with MONEY LAUNDERING* The duo appeared at the District A Magistrates’ Court, […]

    February 11, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. (Rihanna as Computer Hacker) “Ocean’s 8” Behind The Scenes

    Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina take us behind the scenes of their movie ‘Ocean’s 8‘.

    June 3, 2018Rihanna, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Barbadian Cops hunting down makers of video threat

    “WE WILL NOT be intimidated.” That’s the message from the top brass of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) for those who want to undermine the efforts by lawmen to rid Barbados of illegal guns. Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for crime, Erwin Boyce, was clear yesterday while responding to a voice note and video circulating […]

    August 8, 2017Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. 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
  6. 102 Registered for First OECS Hackathon: Why no Barbadians? Wake Up!

    Excitement is high for the first OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon, which is mere days away. The event is organised by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with Quintessence Consulting Ltd and eCaribbean Ltd of St. Kitts. At the close of registration on Monday, there were 102 participants ready to collaborate […]

    August 11, 2015Technology1 comment
  7. Columbus Business Solutions brings true redundancy to Barbados’ Business Landscape

    Everything breaks down eventually. That is a fact of life so there needs to be methods put in place to deal with these eventualities especially in the world of ICT, where millions of investment and profit dollars are at risk, in addition to the brand’s reputation. Network redundancy is a clean and effective way of […]

    February 20, 2015Technology1 comment
  8. Protect Yourself against Hacking & Computer Security Threats By Deon Olton B.Sc. CEH, Chief Technology Officer – Caribbean Cyber Security

    Over the past 24 months, Barbados as well the rest of the Caribbean, has experienced a rise in data and network breaches. Organisations in both the private and public sectors in Barbados, like the well-publicized hacking of ATMS, Government agencies and departments as well as banks – as these entities remain the most desirable for […]

    January 19, 2015Editorial, Technology1 comment
  9. Experts join heads on Caribbean cybersecurity

    The best way to improve the security of a computer network is to break into it. That was the advice from cybersecurity expert Fernando Gont of SI6 Networks, speaking at the eighth regional gathering of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) now underway in Curacao. The slate of expert speakers presenting on cyber security included […]

    October 3, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  10. “Who Am I – No System Is Safe” (2014) – Tom Schilling, Thriller HD

    For the first time in his life Benjamin feels like he belongs and even attractive Marie (Hannah Herzsprung) starts to notice him. What started out as fun soon turns deadly serious, when Benjamin and CLAY are suddenly investigated by German Secret Service and Europol. With Hanne Lindberg (Trine Dyrholm), the leading Europol cybercrime investigator, at […]

    September 12, 2014Uncategorized, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. (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