Tag: Dropbox

Max Schrems Takes Facebook Privacy Case to EU Court

Privacy activist Max Schrems is taking a case against Facebook to the European Court of Justice today to prevent US government agencies accessing user data. Schrems filed a case against Ireland’s Data Protection Commission last year, claiming that Ireland needs to investigate the data protection practices of Facebook. The social network’s European HQ is based […]

Dropbox Passwords Posted Online, Company Denies Hack

Dropbox has denied reports that it was hacked after hundreds of usernames and passwords were posted online. The company posted on its blog yesterday that it has not been hacked following initial reports over the weekend and has since offered an update this morning. “A subsequent list of usernames and passwords has been posted online. […]

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Beware: “LOL” Virus is Roaming Facebook’s Chat

Social networks are dominating the online market in a way that was almost unthinkable before. Almost everyone has at least one social media account and spends hours browsing and utilizing them. They are visited and used everyday by millions of users worldwide, so it comes as no surprise that these platforms are, nowadays, one of […]

Microsoft Word Vulnerable to Fresh Zero-Day

On Monday morning, representatives from Microsoft announced they had discovered a new zero-day exploit in the wild, one which exclusively preys on their primary publication program, Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word has become a prime target for hackers and pentesters over the past few years, as engineers behind the project struggle to match the security of […]

Dropbox Announces “Less Than 249” Government Requests in 2013

Dropbox has announced that in the first half of 2013, their company processed “less than 249” information requests on its users in total, tying in dead last (or first, depending on your perspective on the matter) with LinkedIn for the number received in between January and June of last year. Unfortunately, like every other tech […]