Dropbox update made valid passwords unrequired for 4 hours

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#1

Dropbox update made valid passwords unrequired for 4 hours.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/06/tjO1hR.jpg[/newsimage]For about four hours on Sunday, June 19th Dropbox accounts could be accessed with any password.  That means as long as you typed something in the box you could access the account.  I bet you're expecting that this was the work of hackers but it was, in fact, Dropbox's own fault.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/dropbox-update-made-valid-passwords-unrequired-for-4-hours-47151/](http://www.myce.com/news/dropbox-update-made-valid-passwords-unrequired-for-4-hours-47151/)


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#2

that’s really bad from a company like dropbox. I mean loads of people have sensitive information on this platform and for 4 hours all of this was accessible by anyone. Makes me think…