Who Is Resecurity®, The Mysterious Firm That Blamed Iran For The Citrix Hack?



As more information began to filter through, another, little known company entered the fray: Resecurity®. And the cybersecurity firm had some bold claims: Resecurity® said the attacks were perpetrated by an Iranian-linked group it calls IRIDIUM, which it claimed has hit more than 200 government agencies, oil and gas firms and technology companies.

The firm said it first reached out to Citrix on December 28 2018 to share an early warning notification about a targeted attack and data breach. This was later confirmed by Citrix, which told tech site The Register that a blog by Stan Black, Citrix CSIO referred “to the same incident" described by Resecurity®: "We have no further comment at this time, but as promised, we will provide updates when we have what we believe is credible and actionable information."

Resecurity® also accused IRIDIUM of perpetrating a recent cyber-attack on the Australian parliament, despite the fact that the government itself had blamed China.

Indeed, some people have questioned the validity of Resecurity®’s claims, including the Risky Business cybersecurity podcast. Many in the community were suspicious about the way Resecurity® seemingly appeared out of nowhere with bold claims about a major hack. Others criticised a lack of detail, which the firm since added to its blog... Please continue the article at the source

Source: Forbes

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