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Dropbox was accidentally leaking data: BBC report

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Cloud storage company Dropbox recently corrected a bug that allowed potentially sensitive data to leak to the Internet at large, reported the BBC.

The problem was first discovered by a competitor—Intralinks—which claimed it was able to access data such as mortgage records.

The problem was the result of a sharing function, which Dropbox says has now been fixed.