Citrix Vulnerability leads to Cyber Attack on US Census Database


According to a media update released by US Census Bureau, hackers launched a cyber attack on the website database in January 2020 with an intention to access or steal data. However, the IT staff of the government organization took control of the situation and blocked the access and the malicious intentions before any serious incident took place.

The Census Bureau issued an update that the attack took place as hackers tried their best to exploit a Citrix Vulnerability to remotely execute a malicious code. However, they achieved success only to infiltrate one of the computer networks that was used by remote workers to access agency records.

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