How to know if your website connection is secure

We take lots of measures to help keep your files safe when they’re being sent or stored: From SSL, to HSTS, to certificate pinning, and perfect forward secrecy. And while we’re taking these steps, here are a few you can take to ensure you’re safely transmitting your important information online — like photos, usernames and passwords or bank information — on or off of Dropbox.

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Dropbox wasn’t hacked

Recent news articles claiming that Dropbox was hacked aren’t true. Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords referenced in these articles were stolen from unrelated services, not Dropbox. Attackers then used these stolen credentials to try to log in to sites across the internet, including Dropbox. We have measures in place to detect suspicious login activity and we automatically reset passwords when it happens.

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Make your masterpiece: 4 Dropbox-connected apps for creativity

If creativity is in your DNA, Dropbox is the perfect place to bring it to life. And with Dropbox-connected apps, there are plenty of ways to express yourself. You can easily connect Dropbox and access your stuff in over 300,000 apps — for everything from note-taking to painting to photo retouching. Here are a few apps to get your creative juices flowing.

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A new Dropbox for Android: Export files to your SD card

We’re always listening and looking for ways to make Dropbox fit more seamlessly into how you work — no matter which device you’re on. Exporting Dropbox files to an external SD card has been one of our most-requested Android features, which is why we’re excited that it’s part of our latest Dropbox for Android release, available for all versions of Android.

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