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Offensive testing to make Dropbox (and the world) a safer place

Dropbox invests heavily in our security program. We have lots of teams dedicated to securing Dropbox, each working on exciting things. Some recent examples covered on our tech blog include:

Our Product Security team rolled out support for WebAuthn to boost user adoption of two-step verification and upleveled our...

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Reverse Engineering Strange Devices Found in a Library

Follow along to uncover the intent of these devices hidden behind trashcans and vending machines in a college library.
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Cloudflare Launches Android and iOS version of 1.1.1.1 DNS Service

By Waqas
Download the app and toggle on it to generate a VPN profile that will automatically reroute the DNS traffic using the 1.1.1.1 DNS servers. On April 1, 2018, Cloudflare and APNIC launched the 1.1.1.1 public DNS service to speed up the searching process for web addresses faster and more secure. It is basically a DNS...

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Hackers found selling private messages of 81k hacked Facebook accounts

By Waqas
Unsurprisingly, the price of each account is just 10 cents (8p). Last September, the social media giant Facebook revealed that it suffered a data breach in which hackers managed to steal access tokens of over 50 million accounts after exploiting a vulnerability in its View As feature. A couple of weeks later,...

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Introducing reCAPTCHA v3: the new way to stop bots

Today, we’re excited to introduce reCAPTCHA v3, our newest API that helps you detect abusive traffic on your website without user interaction. Instead of showing a CAPTCHA challenge, reCAPTCHA v3 returns a score so you can choose the most appropriate action for your website.A Frictionless User ExperienceOver the last...

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Now use Internet anonymously through Tor-enabled SIM card Onion3G

By Waqas
Privacy concerns are rising with the advancement of technology. Today, we need to be a lot more careful about online browsing than we needed to a few years back despite that we have come far ahead with technology. Tor browser and VPNs are generally believed to protect our privacy online, but what if they are also...

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Google is shutting down Google+ following massive data exposure

Following a massive data breach first reported on by The Wall Street Journal, Google announced today that it is shutting down its social network Google+ for consumers. The company finally admitted that Google+ never received the broad adoption or engagement with users that it had hoped for -- according to a blog post, 90...

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Hackers exploit Bitcoin bug to print 235 million Pigeoncoins

By Uzair Amir
It has been confirmed by the Pigeoncoin developers that a recently discovered bug in Bitcoin’s code has now been exploited to print approx. 235m Pigeoncoins ($15,458). It must be noted that Pigeoncoin is a newly launched and somewhat lesser known digital currency. The reason the extraordinary feat was...