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post #21 of 61
lol... too bad you can bruteforce .rar's quite easily.
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
lol... too bad you can bruteforce .rar's quite easily.
betcha you cant
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post #23 of 61
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betcha you cant
LOL actually there is a benchmarking program for brute forcing rars.
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**** I am using this service time to remove my files
 
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post #25 of 61
Not a problem if you don't go putting personal information up. tbh you shouldn't be putting anything sensitive onto something like the cloud in the first place.
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Meh, I'm still using dropbox. If people want to look at some renders of car skins for Race 07 then be my guest.
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post #27 of 61
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Again, you shouldn't put it on a free service on the internet if it is that important.
So what if you happen to be paying for the service? Is security suddenly upgraded? Remember that the reason that DropBox can provide free storage is because it also has a subscription service. Personally I found this to be the most concerning allegation (yes, it's still an allegation without proof):

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The complaint additionally alleges that Dropbox misleads users of its mobile app, by claiming that its product uses an encrypted HTTPS connection to communicate between a user’s device and Dropbox’s servers. In fact, the mobile device does not encrypt all the traffic.
If I happen to be accessing sensitive corporate information stored in the cloud I would certainly hope that they were not lying about this.
    
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post #28 of 61
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lol... too bad you can bruteforce .rar's quite easily.
Yes, but that only works for passwords which consist of commonly used phrases. If a password consists of say 64 characters brute forcing will take a while before it will find that combination.
    
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I only used Dropbox at once and guess what, it was to transfer some datasheets to my mobile phone.
   
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post #30 of 61
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Yes, but that only works for passwords which consist of commonly used phrases. If a password consists of say 64 characters brute forcing will take a while before it will find that combination.
Brute Force doesn't use any kind of intelligence it will start at A and finish at Z or Z to A or in the middle and move in both directions
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