"We don’t look at the files in your private folders and are committed to keeping your stuff safe", the company said in the wake of an internet freakout sparked by a user finding himself unable to share copyrighted content. Time to relax, or time to consider encrypting your files before they get to Dropbox (or any other cloud storage)?
Italian computer scientist Michele Spagnuolo recently wrote about what he considered a security issue in the popular iPhone and iPad email app "Mailbox."
Not everyone agreed with him...
A few weeks ago, Dropbox reported a data breach and promised two-factor authentication as part of its security response.
The good news is that the company is already starting to deliver on that promise...
Remember that famous xkcd cartoon, suggesting passphrases like "correcthorsebatterystaple" are harder for hackers to crack than the likes of "Tr0ub4dor&3"?
Well, I'm full of admiration for whoever the web developer was at Dropbox who implemented this on their sign-up form...
A couple of weeks ago, Dropbox users started noticing an upturn in spam to email addresses they'd only ever used for Dropbox.
Understandably, they wanted to know, "Why?"
Sophos polled people at their InfoSec Europe booth last week to find out their views on security in the workplace. Here's what they found.
Are you encrypting the data you keep in the cloud? Or are you trusting the cloud storage providers to do a decent job at security?
With the bring your own device (BYOD) gaining momentum, do you know how your users are managing to move their data to and fro? In all likelihood they are using the cloud. Read on for the risks and strategies to protect your sensitive information in the cloud.
Customers of cloud-based file storing-and-sharing company Dropbox should check on the data they've entrusted to the service, following the company's admission that it messed up its access controls for several hours.