It looks like Okta are the latest victims of the Lapsus$ ransomware gang. They’ve recently breached the likes of Nvidia, Vodafone and Ubisoft. Worryingly, it looks like they’ve also hacked Microsoft’s Azure DevOps account - they’ve published 37GB of source code covering a range of MS products, such as Bing and Cortana.
Are these the same people who held Northern Rail to ransom ? None of their ticket machines worked for 6 weeks - it is strongly suspected that they actually ponied up the dosh, as did Lincolnshire County Council, I believe
Ransomwaring government and infrastructure is something I would never be brave enough to do, National Crime Agency and GCHQ breathing down your neck is not ideal, they don’t need to catch you more than once