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.