Okta: Breach Affected All Customer Support Users

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2023 19:41:14 +0000

When KrebsOnSecurity broke the news on Oct. 20, 2023 that identity and authentication giant Okta had suffered a breach in its customer support department, Okta said the intrusion allowed hackers to steal sensitive data from fewer than one percent of its 18,000+ customers. But today, Okta revised that impact statement, saying the attackers also stole the name and email address for nearly all of its customer support users.

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Hackers Stole Access Tokens from Okta’s Support Unit

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2023 18:39:23 +0000

Okta, a company that provides identity tools like multi-factor authentication and single sign-on to thousands of businesses, has suffered a security breach involving a compromise of its customer support unit, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Okta says the incident affected a “very small number” of customers, however it appears the hackers responsible had access to Okta’s support platform for at least two weeks before the company fully contained the intrusion.

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A week in security (January 1 – 8)

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The most interesting security related news from the week of January 1 to 8.

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