Hacker group threatens another attack after claiming responsibility for MGM Resorts cyber chaos
By Jaclyn Schultz @ Fox5vegas
A group of hackers known as “AlphaV” has claimed responsibility for the cyber chaos that has enveloped the juggernaut casino empire MGM Resorts.
Electronic shutdowns following a data breach throttled systems across MGM properties from Sunday into the following week for days, as guests had to endure long lines, manual check-ins into rooms, phone calls for customer support and hand pays for cash-outs at slot machines.
The group “AlphaV” released a statement that was posted on “X,” claiming responsibility and warning of another attack.
“Network has been infiltrated since [last] Friday,” it read. “MGM made the hasty decision to shut down each and every one of their OKTA sync servers after learning that we had been lurking…We successfully launched ransomware attacks against more than 100 ESXi hypervisors [operating systems],” it said.
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