OPM hit by cyberattack
Jamaica House

Police are investigating a cyberattack on the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

The government’s operations have reportedly not been affected by the incident.

In a release on Thursday, the OPM noted that a team of cybersecurity experts from the Cyber Incident Response Team (Ja-CIRT) and the Major Organized Crime Agency (MOCA) are working to assess the extent of the attack.

It did not go into details regarding the nature of the attack.

“The OPM wishes to assure the public that all efforts are being made to protect the personal information of our staff and stakeholders,” the release read.

It added that the Office takes the security of its data and system seriously and is working to address the situation.

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