Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
User Rank: Apprentice
2/6/2014 | 9:01:10 AM
re: Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
Dropbox have a problem in security as i found 2 GB data for unknown person on my dropbox and i contacted them about this problem but help me about know the main reason for this case but they didn't answer me.
User Rank: Apprentice
10/17/2013 | 4:11:06 PM
re: Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
Couldn't I just do this using TrueCrypt? And it still doesn't solve granularity in access problems, which I think is the core enterprise problem with Dropbox.
User Rank: Apprentice
10/15/2013 | 8:09:38 PM
re: Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
If you want to add extra security to Dropbox then http://safeboxapp.com is worth considering. Safebox encrypts your content *before* it is synced to the cloud by Dropbox (disclaimer, I am on the Safebox development team). As a result Dropbox couldn't access your documents, even to create previews.
User Rank: Apprentice
9/17/2013 | 1:53:49 AM
re: Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
The quick response is nice, but Dropbox really needs it--the past history isn't great (disabling auth for four hours; bad internal InfoSec with employees reusing passwords and storing customer information on Dropbox), and Dropbox is basically synonymous with "shadow IT" and all of the problems with the consumerization of IT.

Ultimately, Dropbox just wasn't built with InfoSec in mind, and certainly doesn't have the features that are necessary if you care about securing data in a shared environment. Anyone using Dropbox for confidential information is just asking for trouble.
User Rank: Apprentice
9/16/2013 | 6:24:54 PM
re: Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
What do users think about Dropbox's response? Quicker than we might have seen from larger companies. Chime in please.

I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Improving Enterprise Cybersecurity With XDR
Enterprises are looking at eXtended Detection and Response technologies to improve their abilities to detect, and respond to, threats. While endpoint detection and response is not new to enterprise security, organizations have to improve network visibility, expand data collection and expand threat hunting capabilites if they want their XDR deployments to succeed. This issue of Tech Insights also includes: a market overview for XDR from Omdia, questions to ask before deploying XDR, and an XDR primer.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-30
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2012-3414. Reason: This candidate is a duplicate of CVE-2012-3414. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2012-3414 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental u...
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-30
In general, Ember.js escapes or strips any user-supplied content before inserting it in strings that will be sent to innerHTML. However, the `tagName` property of an `Ember.View` was inserted into such a string without being sanitized. This means that if an application assigns a view's `tagName` to ...
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-30
Xiaongmai AHB7008T-MH-V2, AHB7804R-ELS, AHB7804R-MH-V2, AHB7808R-MS-V2, AHB7808R-MS, AHB7808T-MS-V2, AHB7804R-LMS, HI3518_50H10L_S39 V4.02.R11.7601.Nat.Onvif.20170420, V4.02.R11.Nat.Onvif.20160422, V4.02.R11.7601.Nat.Onvif.20170424, V4.02.R11.Nat.Onvif.20170327, V4.02.R11.Nat.Onvif.20161205, V4.02.R...
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-30
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s KVM module, which can lead to a denial of service in the x86_emulate_insn in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c. This flaw occurs while executing an illegal instruction in guest in the Intel CPU.
PUBLISHED: 2022-06-30
A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel's nft_set_desc_concat_parse() function .This flaw allows an attacker to trigger a buffer overflow via nft_set_desc_concat_parse() , causing a denial of service and possibly to run code.