According to sources, Caesars Entertainment (a Critical Infrastructure organization in Nevada) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-09-14.

Caesars Entertainment is latest casino chain to confirm it was hit by a cyberattack

“Caesars Entertainment said a recent cyberattack exposed customers' Social Security numbers and driver's license information, per a public 8-K filing Thursday.“

“Caesars operates several Las Vegas-based casinos, entertainment venues and online gaming apps. It runs more than 50 resorts, including several well-known Vegas brands like Caesars Palace, Harrah's and Horseshoe.“

“Caesars said hackers gained access to its systems using a social engineering attack on its outsourced, undisclosed IT support vendor.“

'Scattered Spider' Behind MGM Cyberattack, Targets Casinos

“A threat group called "Scattered Spider" is reportedly behind the Sept. 10 MGM Resorts cyberattack, which days later is still keeping systems offline across the conglomerate's more than 30 hotels and casinos scattered around the globe. “

“According to a Reuters report that attributes the attack, citing sources familiar with the matter, the Scattered Spider ransomware group is believed to be made up of young adults in the US and UK. The group is known for using social engineering schemes to trick users into handing over their login credentials and is tracked as an affiliate for the BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware. “

“Scattered Spider also recently targeted Caesars Entertainment, which paid tens of millions in ransom to the cyberattackers, according to Bloomberg, which added that Caesars is expected to submit a required SEC regulatory filing in the coming days with more details on the attack. The group began targeting Caesars in late August, sources said. “

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