October 16, 2014

Hackers Claim Breach of 7 Million Dropbox Accounts

In Dropbox’s case, Malwarebytes Labs malware intelligence analyst Chris Boyd told eSecurity Planet by email that the posts on Pastebin were likely either an attempt to scare people into setting up two-factor authentication, or a grab for Bitcoins. “Given [Dropbox’s] claim there’s been no compromise and all of the ‘sample’ accounts were already expired, it’s looking more like the latter,” he said.

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