Dropbox Responds To Security Flap
Why has Dropbox been opening links in uploaded documents?
That question surfaced Thursday after a security researcher found that links inside documents that he uploaded to the file-sharing service had been accessed. “I had the opportunity recently to beta-test HoneyDocs.com, a Web app that generates documents that can ‘buzz home,'” wrote Daniel McCauley Thursday on WNC InfoSec Blog. “This is done by a unique embedded GET request that is initiated when the generated document has been opened.”