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Security of files on my PC

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

If my PC is stolen are the files in my dropbox viewable to anyone who reads the harddrive they are stored on

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Re: Security of files on my PC

Super Collaborator | Level 20

If the data (or places where they sit on) are not encrypted somehow: Yes.

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Re: Security of files on my PC

Super User II
Super User II

Think of it this way.... ignore Dropbox for a moment... are the rest of your files visible? If so then yes Dropbox is.

Dropbox does not do anything special to the files/folders on your machine other than sync them.


 


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