Alex Kaloostian

Apple Certified Master Trainer | Systems Integrator | Video Editor | Motion Graphics Artist

DropBox is acting shady; and some security tips

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DropBox recently added some new tricks that were… surprising. Ever see an app be able to do THIS in the Finder before?

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Whats all this, then?

Yeah, me neither. interesting. but how did Apple allow this? Spoiler: they probably didn’t.

http://applehelpwriter.com/2016/07/28/revealing-dropboxs-dirty-little-security-hack/

And here’s some more info on how it was done, as well as a bunch of useful tips when you want to investigate anything on your mack with some command line tools:

http://applehelpwriter.com/2016/08/29/discovering-how-dropbox-hacks-your-mac/

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Author: alexkaloostian

I'm a video editor, motion graphics designer and Mac IT consultant in the Boston area.

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