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MGM Resorts properties in US shut down computer systems after cyber attack

FILE - The Las Vegas Monorail passes by MGM Grand, April, 27, 2006, in Las Vegas. A “cybersecurity issue” led to the shutdown of some casino and hotel computer systems at MGM Resorts International properties across the U.S., a company official reported Monday, Sept. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Over a dozen MGM Hotels & Casinos have had to show down operations after a cyberattack on its computer systems Sunday left the resort chain vulnerable. 

Computer systems at all MGM properties have been shut down for the immediate future until the issue is resolved.  

MGM Resorts International is working with external cybersecurity experts to resolve the “cybersecurity issues affecting some of the company’s systems,” according to a statement obtained by USA Today. 

“We also notified law enforcement and took prompt action to protect our systems and data, including shutting down certain systems. Our investigation is ongoing, and we are working diligently to determine the nature and scope of the matter,” the statement read. 


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