Dropbox.com: Change Passwords Immediately
September 1, 2016
You and your business may use the cloud vendor Dropbox (www.dropbox.com) to store or transfer files, work-related documents, or personal information (or may have used it to transfer such data in the past).
If so, we advise you change immediately the password associated with your account. Dropbox acknowledged today that it was the victim of a data breach that exposed the email addresses and passwords of more than 68 million of its users (http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/08/dropbox-hackers-stole-email-addresses-hashed-passwords-68m-accounts/).
You should change your password now, even if you have not received any notice from Dropbox that your account was affected by this breach.
To change your password on the Dropbox.com website:
- Sign in to the Dropbox website.
- Click on your name at the top of any page to open the account menu and select Settings.
- Select the Security tab.
In the Password section, click the Change password link.
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