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Dropbox security leaks

Four years ago in 2012 an employee’s weak password led to a leak. Dropbox made a semi-disclosure at the time, but did not come anywhere close to revealing the extent of the leak, which means 60 million user email logins have been floating around on the dark web unbeknownst to users since then. At least the passwords the hackers got were hashed and salted, and it looks like that security measure wasn’t cracked.

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