A Breach, or Just a Forced Password Reset?

December 4th 2018, By Brian Krebs


Software giant Citrix Systems recently forced a password reset for many users of its Sharefile content collaboration service, warning it would be doing this on a regular basis in response to password-guessing attacks that target people who re-use passwords across multiple Web sites. Many Sharefile users interpreted this as a breach at Citrix and/or Sharefile, but the company maintains that’s not the case.


Here’s a closer look at what happened, and some ideas about how to avoid a repeat of this scenario going forward.


The notice sent to ShareFile users looked like this:



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