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Dropbox denies being hacked, points to third-party services

2014/10/14

Softpedia - (International) Dropbox announced that its servers were not breached after a list of 420 username and password pairs were publicized on Pastebin with a poster claiming that more would be published with Bitcoin donations. The company reported that the information was stolen from other Web services used by the victims, who had identical usernames and passwords for Dropbox.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Dropbox-Denies-Being-Hacked-Points-At-Third-Party-Services-461989.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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