Ransomware Attack Shuts Down 14 Canadian Gateway Casinos for Two Weeks

February 14, 2024

INCIDENT

Canada’s Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. has officially confirmed that the company has been the subject of a cyberattack. All 14 of the company’s casinos in the province of Ontario were shut down. The casinos were hit with a ransomware attack that reportedly created an IT outage. Gateway Casinos started reopening on April 29.

Incident Date

April 16, 2023

Location

Canada

Estimated Cost

13 day shutdown

Victims

No victims identified

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified