Iranian hackers believed behind big data breach at Citrix

Citrix Systems Inc. informed customers on Friday that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation told the company that hackers gained access to its systems and stole data.

While not providing much in the way of details, Citrix said that it had taken “action to contain this incident,” including launching a forensic investigation as well as “taking actions to secure its network.”

After the initial revelation, more details of the hack have come to light. Security firm Resecurity International Inc. claimed that it reached out to both the FBI and Citrix when it became aware of the attack — that is, before it was publicly disclosed.

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