Massive Data Breach Exposes Info of 10.6 Million MGM Resorts Guests Including Justin Bieber and Twitter CEO

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More than 10.6 million guests who stayed at MGM Resorts hotels have had their personal details published on a hacking forum, according to a report.

Within the leaked files was information belonging to the likes of singer Justin Bieber, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and a number of government officials, ZDNet reported.

ZDNet, a technology news website, verified the authenticity of the data on Wednesday by working with a security researcher at Under the Breach, data breach monitoring service that is soon to launch.

A spokesperson for MGM Resorts confirmed the incident in an email.

The analysis showed that the data dump had contained the personal details of 10,683,188 former hotel guests – including home addresses, phone numbers, emails and dates of birth.

MGM Resorts International has resorts in Detroit, Mississippi, Maryland, and New Jersey, as well as Las Vegas’s famous Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, and The Mirage.

In order to verify the accuracy of the information, ZDNet reached out to past guests, who confirmed their time at the hotel and the durations of their stays.

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Source: The Sun