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Millions of Dropbox passwords have leaked onto the web

Way back in 2012, the Dropbox database was hacked, leading to 68 million users having their details stolen. At the time, Dropbox reported that user email addresses were in-fact stolen but didn’t touch on passwords. However, this week, millions of Dropbox passwords leaked onto the web, originating from the attack …

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Dropbox patents peer to peer file-sharing system

File locker website Dropbox has patented a new type of sharing technology that would allow its users to use peer to peer networking to share their Dropbox files and folders with one another without sending them through the company’s servers. Although ostensibly for backup purposes, this system could also make …

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You can now save files directly to Dropbox in iOS

iOS users can now save photos and files directly to the cloud storage service, Dropbox, thanks to a new update. The feature was originally shown in the iOS 8 Beta last year but is now fully integrated, allowing third-party apps to work with Apple’s own sharing system. Dropbox is one …

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Dropbox confirms massive password leak but denies server hack

Late last night, an anonymous Pastebin user claimed to have compromised almost seven million Dropbox account credentials, including emails and passwords. The user posted the first 400 direct to Pastebin and then proceeded to ask for Bitcoin donations before leaking more. The original leak has been followed up on, with …

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Dropbox taking the fight to photo sharers with Carousel

Dropbox has been the darling of file locker users for some time now – with its simplistic interface and free storage, it’s no wonder. But one of the biggest uses of online storage is for personal photos, something that with the growth of Facebook company Instagram and other competitors, Dropbox …

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SkyDrive to receive paid storage and PC apps

Microsoft has been keen to upgrade Skydrive to the point where it can compete with the likes of Google and Dropbox and it looks as if they’re about to take that extra step. Information discovered recently shows that Microsoft plans to introduce paid upgrade options. This storage will be added …

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Google’s answer to cloud storage launching soon

Google has a massive ecosystem, they cover everything from mobile operating systems to blogs. Perhaps the one and only thing I can think of that they have been missing so far is a cloud storage system and if recent reports are to be believed this will soon be changing. According …

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Dropbox change policies: facing customer backlash

Popular file sharing service DropBox have changed their terms of agreement and from what we can gather from sources, including the excellent tech UK news site thinq – customers aren’t too chuffed about the new updates. I admit that while I use drop box myself when the email arrived in …

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