MGM Resorts International has provided an update on a recent cybersecurity incident that affected its operations. Unauthorized third-party access to some systems was detected on or around September 11, 2023.

As a result of the breach, certain customer information was accessed without authorization. This includes names, contact details (phone numbers, email addresses, and postal addresses), gender, date of birth, and driver’s license numbers. A smaller number of customers had their social security and passport numbers exposed as well.

MGM Resorts wants to assure customers that passwords, bank account numbers, and payment card information were not compromised in the incident.

To address the breach, MGM Resorts took immediate steps to secure its systems and data, including temporarily shutting down specific systems.

An investigation is currently underway, with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement agencies involved. MGM Resorts is offering affected customers complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services. Customers who receive notifications about the incident are urged to follow the provided instructions to enroll in these services.

This cybersecurity incident is not isolated to MGM Resorts, as other major companies like Caesars Entertainment and Gateway Casinos have also faced similar breaches in recent months.

MGM Resorts CEO & President Bill Hornbuckle expressed gratitude to customers for their loyalty and patience during this incident. He reassured customers that no bank account or payment card information was compromised, and the company believes the attack has been contained.

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