Okta: Lapsus$ breach lasted only 25 minutes, hit 2 customers

Identity and access management firm Okta says an investigation into the January Lapsus$ breach concluded the incident’s impact was significantly smaller than expected.

Based on the final forensic report, Okta’s Chief Security Officer David Bradbury said the attacker only accessed the two active customer tenants after gaining control of a single workstation used by an engineer working for Sitel, the third-party customer support services provider at the center of the incident.

This unexpectedly limited impact stems from the narrow window of time of only 25 consecutive minutes the threat actor had control over the compromised workstation on January 21, 2022.

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Source: Bleeping Computer