Ransomware behind Federal Group cyber attack with pokies still down at Country Club

Adam Holmes
Updated April 13 2021 - 2:13pm, first published 12:30pm
The pokies at Country Club have been down for over 10 days since a ransomware attack on Federal Group. Picture: Craig George
The pokies at Country Club have been down for over 10 days since a ransomware attack on Federal Group. Picture: Craig George

Federal Group has confirmed that ransomware was behind a cyber attack that took down its poker machines at Tasmania's two casinos earlier this month, and the incident has now been "contained".

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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