IBM discovers vulnerability in Dropbox for Android

IBM discovers vulnerability in Dropbox for Android

March 14, 2015

A team of specialists from the company IBM detected a vulnerability in the Dropbox SDK for Android. This flaw allows hackers to connect applications from any device with the Google operating system to a Dropbox account controlled by them, without the knowledge or authorization of the victim.

According to IBM, the vulnerability lies in the Dropbox software development kit (SDK), a group of tools that Android provides to companies to adapt their applications to the operating system.

IBM specialists point out that hackers can access stored information in two ways: using a malicious app installed on the user’s device, or remotely, applying “drive-by” techniques (downloads that occur without the user being aware of it). bill).

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