Reportedly, Personal Details of 10,683,188 Former MGM Resorts Hotel Guests Published on Hacking Forum
On February 19, 2020, ZDNet.com reported (“Exclusive: Details of 10.6 million MGM hotel guests posted on a hacking forum“) that “[t]he personal details of more than 10.6 million users who stayed at MGM Resorts Hotels have been published on a hacking forum this week.” ZDNet.com reported that its analysis determined that “the MGM data dump . . . contains personal details for 10,683,188 former hotel guests.” Reportedly, “[i]ncluded in the leaked files are personal details such as full names, home addresses, phone numbers, and dates of birth.”
On February 19, 2020, NBCnews.com reported (“MGM hack exposes data of 10 million, including government officials“) that “[t]he information of more than 10 million people who stayed at MGM Resorts, including data appearing to belong to government officials, was posted on a hacking forum this week.” Further, NBC News reported that “[n]o financial data were included in the dataset, which has been reviewed by NBC News. But it includes full names, birthdates, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. The information was posted to the hacking forum Monday.”
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