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Okta investigating possible data breach

Okta provides authentication services to thousands of customers.
Todd McKinnon, Frederic Kerrest
Posted at 3:19 PM, Mar 22, 2022

Okta, which provides authentication services to companies, is investigating reports of a possible data breach.

Okta’s software helps thousands of companies verify the identity of their employees and customers online.

The company said it detected an attempt to compromise the account of a third-party engineer and believes the breach may be related to an incident that happened in January.

That incident was contained.

For now, Okta is urging customers to be “very vigilant.”