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Enterprise VPN Provider Citrix, Hacked; 6TB of Sensitive Data Stolen

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Enterprise VPN provider, Citrix, was subjected to a hack which is doubted to have stolen private data pertaining to the company’s technology.


On Friday, Citrix told that FBI informed them about "international cyber criminals" working their way into the organization’s networks.
They were further told that most probably the criminals resorted to the technique of “password spraying” to break into the company’s networks. They did do by appropriately guessing the password to an account which belongs to the company.


The hackers involved are reported to be a part of an Iranian Hacking group which has attacked over 200 companies, along with multiple government agencies, technology firms and gas, and oil companies.


Referenced from a blog post by Resecurity, the cybersecurity firm contacted Citrix in an attempt to warn them about the hack which was on the way.


And, while refraining from telling the origins of the source from where the firm learned of the hack, it said...(continued)
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