Cyberattack shuts down IT systems at MGM Las Vegas

Several major hotels in Las Vegas, including the Bellagio, were left with faulty door locks and inoperable slot machines

Sep 12, 2023

The FBI said it is investigating the attack on MGM Resorts International hotels, which happened early Monday morning. The company said, "it took prompt action to protect our system and data, including shutting down certain systems."

Key takeaways

  • The company would not provide additional details of what was affected, however, it appeared to disrupt several key hotel systems.
  • Bellagio guests were unable to charge anything to their rooms, make reservations, or use their digital room keys;
  • The MGM international website was also down and was not allowing online bookings. The site redirected customers to their hotel's phone numbers for help.

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