Dropbox hack, far bigger than thought, may be a cloud security wakeup call

| September 1, 2016

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A hack of online storage provider Dropbox Inc. in 2012 has been revealed to be much larger that previously disclosed, with the details of some 68 million account holders finding their way online.Motherboard obtained a selection of files that were being traded on a “database trading community” (likely on the dark web), and found that across four files that came in at 5GB contained details of email addresses and hashed passwords for 68,680,741 Dropbox users.

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