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I just received an email referencing my old password. Was there a data breach?

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I just received an email referencing my old password. Was there a data breach?

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I just received a extortion email which referenced my previous dropbox password. Has DropBox had a data breach???

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It was probably that old of a password, never used anywhere else, and changed a while back anyway.  But that breach is probably where it got out, thanks for the info.

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Re: I just received an email referencing my old password. Was there a data breach?

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Dropbox had a data breach back in 2012. How old was the password in question? Did you possibly use the same password on another site?
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Re: I just received an email referencing my old password. Was there a data breach?

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It was probably that old of a password, never used anywhere else, and changed a while back anyway.  But that breach is probably where it got out, thanks for the info.

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