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Jamaica’s JamCOVID pulled offline after third security lapse exposed travelers’ data


Jamaica’s JamCOVID app and website were taken offline late on Thursday following a third security lapse, which exposed quarantine orders on more than half a million travelers to the island.
JamCOVID was set up last year to help the government process travelers arriving on the island. Quarantine orders are issued by the Jamaican Ministry of Health and instruct travelers to stay in their accommodation for two weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
These orders contain the traveler’s name and the address of where they are ordered to stay.
But a security researcher told TechCrunch that the quarantine …

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