Dropbox may suffer a spam hangover from its data breach


Some Dropbox users are complaining about unusual volumes of spam directed at them and that they’ve linking to a data breach more than a year ago at the cloud storage service.

“I have an email address that is 10 random characters, uniquely used for Dropbox, and I got spam on it this week,” one forum writer noted.

“If they were spamming my domain, I would have received many more notices, but they only hit one specific address—Dropbox’s,” he continued. “I suspect the Dropbox emails were sold or compromised.”

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