US giants MGM and Caesars both suffered cyber attacks recently, with MGM being taken offline after the attack, reportedly from hacking group Scattered Spider, impacted everything from the customer website to the gaming floor to the electronic room key system to corporate emails.
Caesars on the other hand, suffered an attack of their own by the more financially-motivated ALPHV, which may have led to social security numbers being compromised.
While both are back online, as a result of the attacks, both are facing multiple lawsuits due to the breaches that occurred.
At iGaming Daily, we wanted to bring in an expert to explain exactly what happened, how it happened, who these groups are, and what might happen next. SBC Americas Senior Journalist Charlie Horner took on the hosting role, and welcomed twenty-year cyber security veteran Justin Albrecht, Global Director of Mobile Threat Intelligence at cloud security experts Lookout to the podcast to take us through the whole story.
Host: Charlie Horner
Guest: Justin Albrecht
Producer: Anaya McDonald
Editor: Anaya McDonald
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