Xfinity discloses data breach after recent Citrix server hack

On Monday, Comcast Cable Communications, operating under the name Xfinity, revealed that hackers who had gained access to one of its Citrix servers in October had also taken critical customer data from its systems.

Two weeks after Citrix issued security patches to patch a serious vulnerability now identified as Citrix Bleed (CVE-2023-4966), the telecoms company discovered indications of hostile activity on its network between October 16 and October 19. This was on October 25.

The Citrix vulnerability has reportedly been regularly abused as a zero-day since at least late August 2023, according to cybersecurity firm Mandiant.On November 16, after looking into the effects of the security breach, Xfinity found that the attackers had also taken advantage of its systems read more Xfinity discloses data breach after recent Citrix server hack.

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