Exclusive: Details Of 10.6 Million MGM Hotel Guests Posted On A Hacking Forum (Feb 19, 2020)
The Personal Identifiable Information (PII) of over 10.6 million guests from MGM Resorts hotels has been published on a forum. The leak, which occurred last summer, exposed dates of birth, email addresses, home addresses and phone numbers of guests. These guests include celebrities, CEOs, journalists, and government officials. MGM claim no financial or password data was in the leak, and claim to have notified guests affected by the leak.
Recommendation: Identity theft is always a risk when user information is leaked. Victims of this leak should monitor financial statements and be aware of phishing attempts that may occur.
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