Following a Phishing Attack, Hackers Stole Source Code and Personal Information from Dropbox


Dropbox has disclosed that it had recently experienced a data breach in which criminals had accessed some source code and customer and employee personal data.

The massive file hosting company claimed that it was informed by GitHub of the breach on October 14. A few weeks prior, GitHub had issued a warning regarding a phishing campaign that had targeted some of its users with the intention of obtaining login information and two-factor authentication codes by pretending to be the continuous integration and delivery platform CircleCI.

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In a similar attack, hackers targeted Dropbox, sending phishing emails to numerous employees and leading them to phony CircleCI websites designed to collect their login information and one-time passwords for multi-factor authentication (MFA).

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