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State Government Fend Off Intrusion Attempt

7 - 14 January 2020

The US city of Las Vegas was able to avoid a major security incident after swift actions limited the impact of an intrusion attempt.

The US city of Las Vegas was able to avoid a major security incident after swift actions limited the impact of an intrusion attempt. The incident, which likely occurred through a phishing email, triggered a security alert that initiated an incident response. The city’s security team isolated the affected servers and took several services offline as a precaution. No data was taken from the affected server and the city was able to resume full operations within the day.

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City of Las Vegas Said It Successfully Avoided Devastating Cyber-Attack

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