Citrix Data Breach – Iranian Hackers Stole 6TB of Sensitive Data


Popular enterprise software company Citrix that provides services to the U.S. military, the FBI, many U.S. corporations, and various U.S. government agencies disclosed last weekend a massive data breach of its internal network by “international cyber criminals.”

Citrix said it was warned by the FBI on Wednesday of foreign hackers compromising its IT systems and stealing “business documents,” adding that the company does not know precisely which documents the hackers obtained nor how they got in.

However, the FBI believes that the miscreants likely used a “password spraying” attack where the attackers guessed weak passwords to gain an early foothold in the company’s network in order to launch more extensive attacks.

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Source: The Hacker News