MGM Shuts Down Operations for 10 Days Across Las Vegas Properties

January 25, 2024

INCIDENT

A major cyberattack disrupted operations of MGM Resort in Las Vegas. The cyberattack forced MGM to shut down significant portions of its internal networks, affecting various aspects of its services. Guests at MGM’s hotels and casinos, including renowned establishments like the Bellagio, Aria, and Cosmopolitan, have reported widespread disruptions.

The hackers spear phished an MGM employee through social media. MGM did not pay the ransom.

Incident Date

September 8, 2023

Estimated Cost

$110m: shutdown ops for 10 days, including phys. access and phones, to all MGM Resort properties in Vegas

Type of Malware

Threat Source