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Okta tells 5,000 of its own staff that their data was accessed in third-party breach

November 2, 2023

Okta has sent out breach notifications to almost 5,000 current and former employees, warning them that miscreants breached one of its third-party vendors and stole a file containing staff names, social security numbers, and health or medical insurance plan numbers.

The third-party, Rightway Healthcare, helps people compare healthcare providers and rates, and this includes Okta employees and their families. According to the notification, an “unauthorized” crook broke into Rightway’s IT environment on September 23. The service informed Okta about the intrusion on October 12, nearly three weeks later.

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