Software maker Citrix hacked, business documents removed

Acting on a tip from the FBI, Citrix has investigated and
confirmed that its network has been penetrated and data had been exfiltrated by
an outside force.

Neither the extent of nor the specifics of what has been removed has been determined, but in a statement Citrix said business documents have been accessed and downloaded by malicious actors. The FBI contacted Citrix on March 6 advising the company that the agency had reason to believe the company had been attacked. Citrix said it immediately hired an outside security firm to conduct an investigation which found the FBI was correct.

“The specific documents that may have been accessed,
however, are currently unknown. At this time, there is no indication that the
security of any Citrix product or service was compromised,” the company said.

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