DropBox Security/Privacy Issue Home › Forums › Technology › DropBox Security/Privacy Issue This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Henry Brown 4 years, 9 months ago. Author Posts September 16, 2013 at 6:29 pm #180026 Henry BrownParticipant May be a great deal ado about nothing but probably doesn’t hurt to be aware in any case… Network World has identified a case where certain files are being opened by DropBox cloud services… … Dropbox takes a peek at some kinds of uploaded files. That’s normal, the web storage service says. The disclosure comes after a test of the service found that several “.doc” files were opened after being uploaded to Dropbox. Dropbox’s behavior was detected using HoneyDocs, a new Web-based service that creates a log showing when and where a document was opened, according to a blog post at WNC InfoSec. … Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.