On Friday, October 20, the identity management platform Okta said it suffered an intrusion in its customer support system. As an access and authentication service, a breach of Okta always comes with risks to other organizations, and the company confirmed that “certain Okta customers” were affected. Okta tells WIRED that it notified “around 1 percent” of its 18,400 customers that they were impacted.
The password manager 1Password, an Okta customer, said this week that it had notified the company on September 29 of suspicious activity that ultimately was tied to the support system incident. BeyondTrust, another identity and access management firm and also an
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