LAPSUS$ Claims Breach of Okta, Company Says It Found No Evidence of Ongoing Malicious Activity
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Authentication services provider Okta is investigating a report of a digital breach after hackers known as LAPSUS$ posted screenshots showing what they claimed was its internal company environment. A hack at Okta could have significant consequences because thousands of other companies rely on the San Francisco-based firm to manage access to their own networks and applications.
Okta said it had found no evidence of continuing malicious activity after hackers circulated images they said were of the company’s internal systems. Instead, Okta said that screenshots leaked online appear to be connected to a security event in late January when the company detected an attempt to compromise the account of a third-party customer support engineer working for one of its subprocessors. That matter was investigated and contained by the subprocessor, Okta said. “Based on our investigation to date, there is no evidence of ongoing malicious activity beyond the activity detected in January,” Okta said. “…
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