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Okta Tumbles After Hacking Group Lapsus$ Claims Data Breach

  • Okta manages user authentication services for companies
  • Lapsus$ revealed breach amid alleged leaks of other companies
The Okta Inc. application.

The Okta Inc. application.

Photographer: Tiffany Hagler-Geard/Bloomberg
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The hacking group Lapsus$ claims it gained internal access to the system privileges of Okta, the San Francisco-based company that manages user authentication services for thousands of corporate clients.

On its Telegram channel, Lapsus$ posted screenshots of its alleged access to Okta administrative and other systems.