Posts Tagged ‘duplicate passwords’

Dropbox Just Reset My User Password

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

I understand the need for security, but this still seems like a somewhat extreme move on Dropbox’s part …

I check my emails first thing in the morning to make sure I do not miss anything important right away. Imagine my surprise when I received an email from the Dropbox team notifying me that my Dropbox password had been reset.  I first thought that Dropbox had been hacked and the team decided to play it safe and reset all user passwords. Then I read on and noticed that this was not the case. According to the email, no suspicious activity was discovered, and the only reason for reseting the password according to the email is that some users use the same password on multiple services.

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