Okta underestimated hack: not one percent but entire customer database stolen
The recent data breach at Okta affects more customers than the authentication and identity specialist initially thought. Further analysis of all the hackers' actions reveals that data from all end users of the Okta customer support ticketing system was stolen.
Okta announced in October this year... Read more
Okta reports data theft from customer service ticket system -update
Update, 6/11/2023, 9:53 am, Laura Herijgers: After an internal investigation, Okta reports that the hack impacted 134 customers. In other words, less than one percent of Okta's customer base was affected.
Some HAR files were stolen via Okta's customer service ticket system. These files contain i... Read more
Okta hack shows how vulnerable digital authentication is
In recent days, it has become clear how a hack on Okta has major implications for it's customers. The stolen data allows cybercriminals to log into customers' systems. In addition, it shows once again how vulnerable our digital identities are.
Earlier this week, Okta reported that data was stole... Read more
1Password suffers from Okta hack
1Password has spotted suspicious behavior in its internal Okta account. The incident is related to the recent Okta hack.
According to 1Password's statement, the password manager suffered a security incident. In this, hackers gained access to the Okta ID management server in late September. Acco... Read more
Businesses are adopting zero-trust en masse
Okta's new Zero Trust 2023 report shows that zero-trust is in high demand in business. Between 2021 and now, the number of organizations that zero-trust has grown from less than a quarter to 61 percent.
The survey involved 860 IT decision-makers, which Okta defined as "director-level or higher e... Read more
Ransomware attack MGM Resorts occurred by known flaw in Okta platform
The recent ransomware attack on MGM Resorts occurred via a breach in the Okta platform. This was announced by the hackers of the ransomware gang ALPHV themselves.
According to ALPHV, the attack occurred via a breach in MGM Resorts' active Okta Agent application. This application connects the clo... Read more
Cybercriminals trick IT help desks into taking over accounts
Okta has warned U.S. customers about attacks taking place at their customers' IT help desks. The attackers are targeting Okta Super Administrator Accounts, seriously compromising a company.
Specifically, the malicious are trying to urge IT help desks to reset MFA (multi-factor authentication) fo... Read more
CrowdStrike and Okta record better quarterly results
CrowdStrike is seeing much more demand for its solutions and posted good numbers for its second quarter of fiscal 2024. Okta also saw revenue growth in the second quarter of this fiscal year.
The CrowdStrike quarterly figures show that the security company posted revenue of 674.1 million euros (... Read more
Okta launches Security Center to aid in ID security posture
Identity and access specialist Okta has launched its new Security Center. The feature will give organisations a single view of authentication events, security incidents, and threat response efficacy by leveraging Okta Customer Identity Cloud insights.
Okta touts many features with its new Securi... Read more
Zoom and Okta bring additional security to meetings
Zoom and Okta are bringing an additional layer of security to end-to-end encrypted video meetings.
The additional security comes in the form of Okta Authentication End-to-End Encryption (E2EE). The authentication feature uses Okta to confirm the email identity of Zoom meeting participants. In th... Read more