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.

Please register to continue.

Already registered? Log in.

Once you register, you’ll receive:

  • News analysis

    The context and insight you need to stay abreast of the most important developments in cybersecurity. CISO and practitioner perspectives; strategy and tactics; solutions and innovation; policy and regulation.

  • Archives

    Unlimited access to nearly 20 years of SC Media industry analysis and news-you-can-use.

  • Daily Newswire

    SC Media’s essential morning briefing for cybersecurity professionals.

  • Learning Express

    One-click access to our extensive program of virtual events, with convenient calendar reminders and ability to earn CISSP credits.


Next post in Data Breach

Next Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Login to your account below

Fill the forms bellow to register

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.