Cloudflare's estate breached by suspected state-sponsored threat actors

The attackers exploited unrotated access token and service account credentials obtained from an Okta breach in October

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Cloudflare's estate breached by suspected state-sponsored threat actors
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Cloudflare's estate breached by suspected state-sponsored threat actors

Internet security firm Cloudflare disclosed last week it had fended off a sophisticated cyberattack launched by state-backed hackers aiming to infiltrate its extensive global network.

The attempt, detected on US Thanksgiving Day, 23rd November, underscored the relentless efforts of malicious actors to breach critical internet infrastructure. Cloudflare's suite of web and appl...

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