The Wall Street Journal wrote Thursday MGM Resorts International didn’t pay Ransomware is a type of ransomware that targets users who have downloaded the software. broke into its The company had to shut down multiple systems last month. its Hotels and casinos. Many people waited to see if the hack was real. into The FTC chair Lina Kohn, who was visiting Las Vegas for meetings on a Kroger-Kroger merger, also stayed in their rooms. and Albertsons.
MGM According to a recent press release, hackers Take off with customer dataNames, contact information and dates of birth are included. and driver’s license numbers, as well as a “limited number” of customers’ social security numbers, passport numbers, or both.
The company didn’t The hacker did not specify the number of people affected. according to its filing US Securities and Exchange Commission (the) data hackers Take was for “customers that transacted with the Company prior to March 2019.”
Bright side MGM Say it its Release That It “does not believe” The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. data Then, you can easily find out what they are. stole customers’ passwords, bank account numbers, or card details. It’s the small victories. MGM says it’s notifying customers via email and Credit monitoring is free and Identity theft protection services are available to all those who have been affected.
The SEC filing claims MGM’s domestic operations are back to normal, and “virtually all of the Company’s guest-facing systems have been restored,” Addition of the remaining portion is expected “restored in coming days.” The company stated that it had spent under $10 Million on its website. “technology consulting services, legal fees and expenses of other third party advisors” It expects to lose around $100 million in total, not just because of the attack.
What to do if you suspect you are affected MGM says you can do:
The Company has set a target up a dedicated call center at 800-621-9437 toll-free Monday through Friday from 8 am – 10 pm Central, or Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 7 pm Central (excluding major U.S. holidays). Please refer to engagement number B105892 while calling. The Company has also set up a telephone number. up A webpage at www.mgmresorts.com/importantinformation With additional information.