MGM Resorts has confirmed what many feared, saying that hackers stole buyer information as a part of the breach that crippled the corporate.
The corporate made the revelation in a regulatory submitting with the SEC:
Primarily based on the continuing investigation, the Firm believes that the unauthorized third-party exercise is contained right now. The Firm has decided, nonetheless, that the felony actors obtained, for a number of the Firm’s clients that transacted with the Firm previous to March 2019, private data (together with identify, contact data (equivalent to cellphone quantity, electronic mail deal with and postal deal with), gender, date of start and driver’s license numbers). For a restricted variety of clients, Social Safety numbers and passport numbers have been additionally obtained by the felony actors. The sorts of impacted data assorted by particular person. Right now, the Firm doesn’t consider that buyer passwords, checking account numbers or cost card data have been obtained by the felony actors. As well as, the Firm doesn’t consider that the felony actors accessed The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas techniques or information. The Firm additionally has no proof that the info obtained by the felony actors has been used for id theft or account fraud.
MGM Resorts has put aside assets to assist clients who could have been impacted:
The Firm has established a devoted assist line to deal with questions on this incident, which could be reached at 800-621-9437 toll-free Monday by Friday from 8 am – 10 pm Central, or Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 7 pm Central (excluding main U.S. holidays). Please reference engagement quantity B105892 when calling. The Firm additionally has arrange a webpage www.mgmresorts.com/importantinformation with extra data. Within the coming weeks, the Firm will present notification by electronic mail to people impacted by this difficulty as required by legislation and can supply these people free id safety and credit score monitoring companies.