Las Vegas Sands investigating website hacking

February 12, 2014 by Hannah Dreier

Las Vegas Sands is working with law enforcement to investigate the breach of its websites, which remain down a day after they were hacked.

State gambling regulators were investigating the cyberattack Wednesday, and the FBI also is aware of the matter.

Sands has added a new message to the hacked sites. The company's corporate site, as well as the home pages of the Venetian and Palazzo casinos, displayed a screen saying the sites are down for maintenance and providing phone numbers for all Sands properties. The hacking disrupted Sands' .

Sands spokesman Ron Reese couldn't say whether credit-card records had been breached.

Sands runs the largest casino in the world, in the Chinese gambling enclave in Macau. It also owns hotel-casinos in Singapore and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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