Not so long ago, many Dropbox users began receiving spam emails about casinos and gambling sites and almost immediately went to the Dropbox site to express their concerns. After nearly two weeks Dropbox was able to confirm their unfortunate situation. Hackers were able to locate usernames and passwords from third party sites and access users accounts.
Dropbox has been working hard to resolve this issue and improve the security of your accounts. Through their blog, they have offered the below steps to ensure your information is safe and secure:
- Two-factor authentication, a way to optionally require two proofs of identity (such as your password and a temporary code sent to your phone) when signing in. (Coming in a few weeks)
- New automated mechanisms to help identify suspicious activity. They’ll continue to add more of these over time.
- A new page that lets you examine all active logins to your account.
- In some cases, they may require you to change your password. (For example, if it’s commonly used or hasn’t been changed in a long time)
Dropbox also recommends using a strong and unique password for each site that requires login credentials. Here at Keeper we understand how difficult it is to remember hundreds of login credentials, which is why Keeper can help you! Within Keeper you can store all private information behind your strong Master Password. You only need to remember that single password to access your numerous accounts. Keeper is one of the world’s most downloaded password security applications and is available for desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones and more. Keeper uses military-grade 128 AES security and all password hashes are supported with BCrypt. Protect yourself from unnecessary security breaches! Use Keeper now!
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