Cyberattack Upended New Flag Voting Process in Martinique

February 14, 2024

INCIDENT

A quest to select the first official flag and hymn for the French Caribbean island of Martinique was interrupted Wednesday by a cyberattack. The attack on government servers upended a nearly two-week online voting window that began on Jan. 2. Officials said the attack was not successful but forced them to temporarily shut down the system. They did not say when voting would resume.

Incident Date

January 2, 2023

Location

Martinique

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified