Dropbox Adds New Safety Features Like Two-Step Authentication

After Dropbox was hit with a security breach, the company decided to increase some of their precautions.  The security breach was caused by passwords stolen from other websites and it affected a small number of accounts.  One of the accounts that was accessed was an employee’s, which contained a document with the e-mail addresses of many users.  Some of the precautions Dropbox is adding include two-factor authentication, automated mechanisms to notify the company when there is suspicious activity, and a new page that shows you your login history.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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