The personal details of more than 10.6 million users who stayed at MGM Resorts hotels have been published on a hacking forum this week.
Besides details for regular tourists and travelers, included in the leaked files are also personal and contact details for celebrities, tech CEOs, reporters, government officials, and employees at some of the world’s largest tech companies.
ZDNet verified the authenticity of the data today, together with a security researcher from Under the Breach, a soon-to-be-launched data breach monitoring service.
A spokesperson for MGM Resorts confirmed the incident via email.
What was exposed
According to our analysis, the MGM data dump that was shared today contains personal details for 10,683,188 former hotel guests.
Included in the leaked files are personal details such as full names, home addresses, phone numbers, emails, and dates of birth.