Las Vegas casinos face substantial cyberattacks by young hacker group

  • Young hacker group ‘Scattered Spider’ has brought Las Vegas casino-hotels, including MGM Resorts and Caesar’s Entertainment, to a standstill with cyberattacks.
  • The hackers deploy social engineering to obtain crucial login credentials and conduct ransomware attacks, bringing about operational disruptions in casinos.
  • Although the group members are younger and less experienced, their native English proficiency and social engineering skills pose a significant threat to major US organizations.
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