November 23, 2020

Ship hack ‘risks chaos in English Channel’

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By Leo Kelion From BBC A commonly used ship-tracking technology can be hacked to spoof the size and location of boats in order to trigger other vessels’ collision alarms, a researcher has discovered. Ken Munro has suggested that the vulnerability could be exploited to block the English Channel. Other experts suggest the consequences would be […]

Real news of fake reviews

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By Jon Evans Goodhart’s Law, as phrased by Mary Strathern: “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” Honored more in the breach than the observance, alas. Our algorithmic world has turned so many measures into targets, and by doing so ruined them. Let’s talk about just one example: let’s […]

Cayman bank lent $240,000 to company owned by disgraced former FIFA officials

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From Curacao Chronicle GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Former Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) president, Jeffrey Webb, borrowed money from Fidelity Bank in the Cayman Islands on behalf of a sports firm he owned with Jack Warner, his predecessor at CONCACAF, with the help of Webb’s former business partner Canover […]

Former Cayman Health Services chairman and YCLA winner arrested

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Canover Watson, the former chairman of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) board and the 2007 recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award was arrested at his home on Thursday (28) and released on bail until next month. According to a statement from Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commissioner David Baines, the arrest was for suspicion […]