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How secure is Dropbox text editing?

How secure is Dropbox text editing?

Johnsnow12345
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Let's say I have something that I want to keep secure, such as a database of passwords inside an encrypted folder on Dropbox on a .txt file. 

Can Dropbox see what I edit? Could they (even if they say they don't)? 

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Re: How secure is Dropbox text editing?

Здравко
Super Collaborator | Level 20

@Johnsnow12345 wrote:

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Can Dropbox see what I edit? Could they (even if they say they don't)? 


Hi @Johnsnow12345,

Dropbox controls what users upload on the platform and they remove, let's say, unlawful content. That's in their ToS!

How can they check for such a content if they can't see (or don't see) what's there?! 🤔 🙂 Impossible, of course!

If you want to keep something secure, take care. Don't rely on wishes. 😉 There are lots of encryption software. Encrypt your "database" before upload/sync to Dropbox (or any other cloud service) and you will need to know only one password key. Choose a strong encryption!

Good luck.

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