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Hackers Stole Source Code, Personal Data From Dropbox Following Phishing Attack

November 2, 2022

The file hosting giant said it learned about the breach on October 14, after being alerted by GitHub. A few weeks earlier, GitHub had warned that some of its users had been targeted in a phishing campaign impersonating the ​​continuous integration and continuous delivery platform CircleCI in an effort to obtain credentials and two-factor authentication codes.

Dropbox was targeted in a similar attack, with hackers sending phishing emails to multiple employees, directing them to fake CircleCI websites set up to harvest their credentials and one-time passwords for multi-factor authentication (MFA).

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