Caribbean cyberattacks on the rise?

The recent Bahamas bank breach is only the latest to hit the Caribbean. Regional technology writer Michele Marius of ict-pulse.com curated the following list of Caribbean cyber crime stories from 2012 to 2013.

 

DATE PLACE HEADLINE LINK
 

2013

 Mar 11 Bahamas Hackers spark credit card chaos http://bit.ly/ZEdXS2
 Feb 20 Jamaica Hackers attack at least four state bodies in two weeks http://bit.ly/VwlaEu
 Feb 6 Jamaica Hacker said found with DPP files http://bit.ly/TICSoT
 Feb 6 Barbados Barbados police investigating missing data on oil industry http://bit.ly/10xbiL1
 Jan 26 Jamaica Digicel Hacked http://bit.ly/WYyeAG
Jan 25 Jamaica Hackers on the loose http://bit.ly/WlTulO
 

2012

 Oct 5 St Vincent Guyanese remanded in St.Vincent http://t.co/YC2wcDkrjZ
 Sep 13 Antigua & Barbuda Crooks hack emails to demand money http://t.co/MvNdipuHcz
 Jul 18 Dominican Republic Anonymous group says it hacked two major Dominican websites http://bit.ly/OnaHXr
 Jul 18 Dominican Republic AnonymousRD hacks State University’s Website http://t.co/at9BVDT6pV
 Jul 18 Dominican Republic Anonymous group says it hacked two major Dominican websites http://t.co/5pr0BAdFHT
 Jul 12 St Maarten Police Arrest ATM Scammer After High Speed Chase http://bit.ly/14P2hO6
 Jul 11 Trinidad & Tobago Two men held in ATM scam http://t.co/delip4Jhih
 Jul 10 Trinidad & Tobago New security features coming after ATM scam revealed’ http://t.co/qaisFenN8f
 Jul 9 Trinidad & Tobago Banks respond to illegal cash withdrawal from ATMs http://t.co/ZkupfbiazA
 Jun 29 Jamaica Tax Officials Reveal System Breach By Online Hacker http://t.co/UWiaVH41kq
 June 1 Caribbean Escalating cyber security up the political agenda http://bit.ly/L2Y7Hr
 May 31 Dominican Republic Top official: Anonymous from Mexico launched attacks on polls http://t.co/cgcCBKwXqh
 May 29 Dominican Republic Anti-hack company confirms attacks on Electoral Board during polls http://t.co/Jwbogo0hgJ
 Apr 22 Trinidad & Tobago Hacker strikes Parliament website http://t.co/tf2py8bKAa

 

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