Wiredja Online News Logo

WiredJa Online News

Wiredja Online News Logo

WiredJa Online News

JAMAICA | Second breach of Jamaica’s JamCOVID Website

KINGSTON, February 22, 2021 - As the country awaits the official report on the security breach of the Jamaica government’s JamCOVID immigration site, TechCrunch is reporting that there was a second security lapse that exposed private keys and passwords for the government’s JamCOVID app and website.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | PNP wants Plan for Reopening of Sports Industry

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Shadow Spokesperson on Youth and Sports is again calling on the Government to urgently put forward an operational plan for the phased reopening of Jamaica’s Sports Industry. 

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Sports

JAMAICA | Immigration website exposed thousands of travelers’ data

KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 18, 2021 -  The government of Jamaica says a security vulnerability associated with the file storage service on the JAMCOVID-19 application that was discovered on February 16,  has been repaired. This is after TechCrunch, a technology website reported that a security lapse on the JamCOVID19 website, has exposed immigration records and COVID-19 test results for hundreds of thousands of travelers who visited the island over the past year.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | JA COVID-19 Cases skyrocket to 468 in 24 hours

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica has recorded 468 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, by far its highest one-day increase in COVID-19 infections to date, bringing the total number of cases in the island to 19,773. The death toll remains at 378.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Sugar Holdings defend demolition of Innswood residents' homes

ST. CATHERINE, JAMAICA, Monday, 15 February 2021- Managing Director of the SCJ Holdings Limited Joseph Shoucair is refuting claims made in the media that the state-owned company has, without due process, “ordered the demolition of homes of 15 families at Innswood Estates in St Catherine.”

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica

JAMAICA | Dr. Alfred Dawes gives 'thums up' to Covid-19 vaccines

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, February 12, 2021 - Fears that vaccines now being manufactured for the coronavirus Covid-19 can’t be safe because they are being developed too quickly, have been dispelled by leading Caribbean surgeon, Dr. Alfred Dawes.

Additional Info

  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Health
Subscribe to this RSS feed