Dropbox Has Major Security Fail, Letting Anyone Sign Into Any Account For Five Hours

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Dropbox, the highly popular cloud backup service, had a major security fail yesterday: anyone could sign into any account with any password for almost 4 hours. The issue is now fixed. Dropbox says less than 1% of accounts were accessed during that time and the company will contact all users whose accounts were accessed. 

It’s still a very scary event. Plenty of people have very personal and important data backed up on dropbox.

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