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Las Vegas Suffers Cyberattack on First Day of CES

The attack, still under investigation, hit early in the morning of Jan. 7.

Dark Reading Staff

January 9, 2020

1 Min Read

On the opening day of the huge Consumer Electronics Show (CES), officials in Las Vegas were busy assessing the damage from a cyberattack that hit the city. Officials there reportedly said preliminary analysis indicated that no sensitive data was compromised in the attack, which began around 4:30 a.m. local time Tuesday, Jan. 7.

The attack reportedly appears to have begun with a malicious link included in an email to a city employee. There was thus far was no indication that the attack was either related to the recent military activity with Iran, or the beginning of CES.

This is a developing story. For more, read here.

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