68 Million Dropbox Accounts Leaked

DropboxIt was already know that Dropbox was hacked back in 2012, but what was never reported was just how many accounts were compromised.  We now that number now: 68,680,741.

Leakbase, a notification service for data breaches, found a five gigabyte file with the login information for the over 68 million Dropbox accounts.  The information included email addresses and passwords.

Almost half of the accounts had passwords secured with a strong hashing function, making it harder for hackers to decrypt the passwords.  So if you’re a Dropbox user and you haven’t changed your password since 2012, you have an almost 50-50 chance of being safe.  (Read: You should update your password.)