In an eerie echo of a data breach that occurred over the summer, Dropbox users have reported receiving spam at email addresses they use exclusively for the cloud storage service, starting about two days ago.
For the third consecutive Friday afternoon, a major tech company has revealed that it was hacked. Today, it was Microsoft’s turn.
In a late-Friday release of bad news, Facebook disclosed this afternoon that it had been hacked. The company said that no user data had been affected, but with the amount of private data Facebook stores on its servers, the hack delivered a stark reminder of how vulnerable user privacy is.
After suffering a significant outage yesterday, Twitter disclosed late Friday afternoon Pacific time that it had been hacked and the accounts of 250,000 users had been compromised.