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Is Dropbox secure?

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Dropbox uses the top security measures in the industry to guarantee the safety of a user's data during uploads and downloads, and keeps files on its servers behind nearly impenetrable forms of 256-bit encryption. Employees of the company are restricted access to the files except in extreme circumstances.

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To protect against unauthorized access to an account, nearly infallible two-step verification is available, which denies access to hackers who have merely gained access to a user's password. Dropbox partners with third-party application makers, but a user must authorize access to an app before any part of it works. Each app carries the same level of encryption and security as logging in directly through the Dropbox website.

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