In its official blog, Dropbox tried to reduce the importance of the incident that happened in 2012, by saying that they believe that no account had been stolen, but a few days ago, the have recognized that the attack affected more than 60 million accounts.
How can you check if a personal account has been hacked?
In order to verify if your account has been hacked, just enter your email adress in the portal “Have I Been pwned?” and you will know if that account has been leaked as a consecuence of a ciberattack
How can you prevent your account being leaked?
- If you see that your email has been compromised, change the password on that site
- Create strong and different passwords for each of your sites
- Use a password manager
- Add another authentication step