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CYBER SMART: How many passwords were leaked in the Dropbox hack?

Written by Jordan True

September 2nd, 2016

Question of the Week: How many passwords were leaked in the Dropbox hack?

Answer: 68 million passwords

Dropbox has confirmed that over 68 million passwords were leaked on the internet. It is believed that these passwords were obtained in a breach four years ago, but they were just released to the internet this week. Dropbox has reached out to users and has requested that they reset their passwords immediately.

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.