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68 million Dropbox accounts leaked

08/26/2016

Millions os Dropbox users have been forced to change their password this week. Dropbox has reset  the passwords of those users that had not changed it since 2012, after discovering a dump of accounts related with an incident mid 2012. Of the 68 millions accounts disclosed, approximately half used a safe hash algorithm (bcrypt) while the rest used the unsafe SHA1.