Critical Citrix NetScaler bug exploited in the wild since August

Attacks spark concern as threat actors exploit multifactor authentication bypass techniques

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Critical Citrix NetScaler bug exploited in the wild since August
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Critical Citrix NetScaler bug exploited in the wild since August

A critical zero-day vulnerability affecting Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and NetScaler Gateway has been actively exploited by malicious actors, raising alarms in the government and technology sectors.

As a result, organisations are being urged to patch their systems immediately to avoid potential data breaches and security compromises. Citrix recently addressed two unauthenticated buffer-rela...

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