octa a security firm is looking into a complaint of a data breach because thousands of other organizations rely on octa to manage access to their networks and applications a hack at the san francisco-based firm may have huge ramifications octa incorporated a provider of authentication services said on tuesday that it is looking into a complaint of a data breach after hackers shared photos of what they claimed was its internal company environment.
because thousands of other organizations. rely on octa to manage access to their networks and applications a hack at the san francisco-based firm may have huge ramifications according to hollis octa had discovered an attempt to hack the account of a third-party customer support engineer at the time he continued we believe the screenshots released online are linked to this january occurrence there is no evidence of ongoing malicious behavior beyond the activity found in january based on our analysis to date.
Probe Into Security Breach Finds No Evidence of New Attack
the screenshots were shared late monday on the telegram channel of a group of ransomware seeking hackers known as lapses dollar the group stated in an accompanying post that its focus was only on octa consumers the screenshots appear to be genuine according to security experts i believe that is credible said independent security researcher bill democopy who cited screenshots of what seemed to be octa’s internal tickets and an internal slack chat