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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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