Citrix provides update on unauthorized internal network access

ERIC ARMSTRONG | April 4, 2019

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Citrix disclosed that international cyber criminals had gained access to the internal Citrix network. We are devoting significant resources to manage this incident with painstaking deliberateness and thoroughness. We have brought on board multiple leading cyber security firms to assist our internal team with the work, and we continue to be engaged with the FBI. We identified password spraying, a technique that exploits weak passwords, as the likely method by which the threat actors entered our network. We have taken measures to expel the threat actors from our systems. Additionally, we’ve performed a forced password reset throughout the Citrix corporate network and improved internal password management protocols.

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