Two out of the four casinos that are located on the Australian island of Tasmania have been affected by a ransomware attack. The attack targeted the sole casino operator in Australia, Federal Group. Hotel booking, websites, and slot machines were all affected by the attack. Federal group has launched an investigation into the attack but has not released many details thus far. At this time, they have not stated whether or not customer data was accessed by the attackers. According to ABC news, there is a high possibility that credit card data used by customers for historic transactions was accessed by the attackers. Federal group has contained the attack and is working on finding out if any data was stolen.
Written by: Nataliia Zdrok, Threat Intelligence Analyst at Binary Defense Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased