Dropbox Drops Other Shoe in Years-Old Data Breach


Dropbox last week confirmed that more than 68 million emails and passwords have been compromised from a hack that originally was disclosed in 2012. Exposure from the breach was limited to email addresses, Dropbox originally claimed. However, based on the latest revelations, the hackers actually stole hashed and salted passwords. Even so, there have been no indications that they succeeded in accessing user accounts, the company said. The firm apologized for the belated release of the information, saying it wanted to clear up the confusion.

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Dropbox data breach: 68 million user account details leaked

Four years after a data breach at cloud storage service Dropbox, details of more than 68 million user accounts have reportedly been leaked.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/31/dropbox-data-breach-68-million-user-account-details-leaked.html

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With Mailbox dead, these are the best iOS email apps with push Gmail support

Article Image Dropbox this week announced that it will discontinue its popular iOS email client Mailbox in early 2016. Thankfully there are a number of quality alternatives available for free on the App Store that offer similar functionality, including instant push notifications for free Gmail accounts.

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Dropbox to shut down Mailbox & Carousel in early 2016, focus on collaboration

Article Image Dropbox will shut down its Mailbox app on Feb. 26, and its photo management app Carousel on Mar. 31, the cloud storage service announced in a Monday blog post.

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Dropbox & Adobe Acrobat Reader for iOS updated with tighter integration for PDF editing

Article Image Collaboration between Dropbox and Adobe has resulted in updates for both the official Dropbox and Acrobat Reader apps, making it easier for users to access and edit their PDFs in the cloud.

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Apple's Eddy Cue touts iOS for enterprise, demos iPad Pro at Dropbox Open

Article Image Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue made a surprise appearance at the Dropbox Open event on Wednesday, where he touted Apple’s efforts in enterprise and showed off the new Dropbox Paper app for iPad Pro.

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What is two-factor authentication, and why should you use it?

After it was widely reported that the Dropbox cloud storage service had been hacked, the company reminded its customers to use two-step verification.

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Hundreds of Dropbox credentials reportedly leaked online, company denies breach

A thread on Reddit late Monday linked to a cache of Dropbox usernames and corresponding passwords allegedly gleaned from a Dropbox breach, but the company maintains its servers were not infiltrated and instead placed blame on an unnamed third-party service.



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Dropbox Pro Pricing Takes a Nosedive


Dropbox last week announced a Pro cloud-storage overhaul that includes new features and lower pricing. Improved security and better sharing controls are the focus of the new features, while a simplified pricing plan offers all Dropbox Pro users a full terabyte of storage for $9.99 per month. Previously, multiple pricing options were available: 100 GB, 200 GB or 500 GB of storage for $9.99, $19.99 or $49.99 per month, respectively. “This is a smart move on Dropbox’s part,” said Trip Chowdhry, a senior analyst with Global Equities Research.

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Dropbox's Mailbox Lands on Mac Desktop


Dropbox, which acquired Mailbox last year, on Tuesday announced the availability of a Mac-only desktop beta version of the program. The beta is free, but you need a “betacoin” to download it. Betacoins are being emailed to existing users of the program, as well as people who sign up at the Mailbox website. Desktop Mailbox has a number of new features not found in its mobile doppelgangers. For example, there’s a draft mode that lets you work on a message across your devices.

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Amazon launches cut-price Dropbox competitor Zocalo, takes a page from Microsoft’s monopolistic playbook

Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Bill Gates, from way back in 2001
Amazon, after years of letting Dropbox ride its cloud storage coattails, is finally launching its own cloud storage and sharing service: Zocalo. Priced at just $5 per month for 200GB of storage, the oddly named Zocalo is about a third of the price of Dropbox. With the ability to annotate documents and integrate with your IT dept’s corporate directory, Zocalo is also going after Google Drive/Docs. This approach of imitating an existing product, but then attempting to do it bigger and better, is straight out of Microsoft’s 1990s heyday playbook. (And both Bezos and Gates live in Seattle, hmm…)

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