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Vulnerability Alert - DropBox Hacked Exposing 68m emails and passwords

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Dear Staff and Students

The attached vulnerability alert concerns the recent breach of Dropbox user credentials.

Dropbox is a popular cloud storage service which affects many users thus the attention we attach to this breach. Further details are as indicated in the attached Advisory.

Kindly pass on this information to other users who might be actively using DropBox for protection of their information.

This has been classified as a Medium Alert.

How do I protect my Dropbox account?

Dropbox is advising some security precautions that should sound familiar:

  1. Update any passwords you use on other sites, and make sure to use only one, unique password per site.
  2. Make those unique passwords strong.
  3. Consider turning on two-step verification. on Dropbox
  4. Only sign in to your account from secure devices, and always sign out if accessing your account on a non-personal device.

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