Dropbox cloud was a haven for data thieves, researchers say

Yesterday, I posted an item about how the co-owners of Chocolate Emporium reported that a former employee stole their entire business platform and customer database, and used Dropbox as part of the incident. Here’s a related item by Tim Greene:

Files entrusted to cloud-storage provider Dropbox were susceptible to unauthorized access via three attacks devised by security researchers, but the provider has since closed the vulnerabilities.

Dropbox could also be used as a place to store documents clandestinely and retrieve them from any Dropbox account controlled by an attacker.

Read more on InfoWorld.

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