Australian betting sites on alert for ‘IT gangsters’

Widespread attempts to shut down betting websites in Australia in recent weeks could be the work of criminal gangs seeking to extort money.The websites of several top betting agencies have been targeted over the past month, and although those responsible have not made any demands for cash, some industry figures have expressed concern that IT gangsters could be preparing to attempt to hold gambling companies to ransom in the lead-up to the Melbourne spring racing carnival.
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