1. kazmi's Avatar
    Hi

    I'm wondering if this is legit or if it's the result of dropbox being hacked - for the past few days, am being notified by the dropbox app that there is an updated version available. When I clicked on it, I received a pop-up telling me that I need to enable the setting that allows installing apps from third party sources. Ofcourse I cancelled and did not update. But since then I have received the same notification every day.

    Anyone else notice the same? If so, is this legit? Should I be concerned that my dropbox account was compromised?

    Thanks in advance!
    06-14-2014 10:42 AM
  2. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    IF it were me. I would remove the dropbox app from my phone. Then download it from the play store and see what happens.
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    06-14-2014 05:07 PM
  3. kazmi's Avatar
    IF it were me. I would remove the dropbox app from my phone. Then download it from the play store and see what happens.
    Thanks for the reply. Do you use the Dropbox app? If so, have you been prompted to upgrade by the app itself? I went ahead and changed my password as well as added 2 step authentication but am just curious.

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    06-14-2014 05:17 PM
  4. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    I do use dropbox and the app. No i have not been notified for any updates.
    I use a HTC One M8 primary and Note 3 as back up. Neither of the devices have prompted me from the app its self for an update.
    The only notification i have received is for storage ending from a samsung and htc promotion.
    06-14-2014 05:26 PM
  5. anon8380037's Avatar
    Yeh. Dropbox is the only cloud service I like. That sounds fishy to me. When I read this earlier I checked my app and the Play Store page.
    I think if you were downloading an app from Samsung, Amazon or the net you would need to allow 3rd party apps. But Dropbox came with my phone (+50gb) and is updated via the play store (though I don't remember one).

    I would get an experienced members or moderators view on this.
    06-14-2014 05:35 PM
  6. kazmi's Avatar
    I do use dropbox and the app. No i have not been notified for any updates.
    I use a HTC One M8 primary and Note 3 as back up. Neither of the devices have prompted me from the app its self for an update.
    The only notification i have received is for storage ending from a samsung and htc promotion.
    very strange..especially since I can't find any mention of an app update anywhere online.

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    06-14-2014 05:36 PM
  7. kazmi's Avatar
    Yeh. Dropbox is the only cloud service I like. That sounds fishy to me. When I read this earlier I checked my app and the Play Store page.
    I think if you were downloading an app from Samsung, Amazon or the net you would need to allow 3rd party apps. But Dropbox came with my phone (+50gb) and is updated via the play store (though I don't remember one).

    I would get an experienced members or moderators view on this.
    I don't download apps from any other source other than the play store so never enabled that setting. What's puzzling is that it's a very legit looking notification from the app itself.

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    06-14-2014 05:43 PM
  8. anon8380037's Avatar
    I don't download apps from any other source other than the play store so never enabled that setting. What's puzzling is that it's a very legit looking notification from the app itself.

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    If it's still there or comes back, maybe post a shot of it.
    Is there anything under notifications in the app, and did you request early releases. That's all I can see.




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    06-14-2014 05:51 PM
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    The last update was on the 22nd of April. So maybe send them an email?

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    06-14-2014 05:59 PM
  10. kazmi's Avatar
    No, nothing under notifications; didn't request early releases either.

    It's definitely from the app-I also setup a passcode & now when I click on that notification, it takes me to the app & prompts me for the passcode.





    Will contact customer support & see what they say.

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    06-14-2014 06:04 PM
  11. anon8380037's Avatar
    No, nothing under notifications; didn't request early releases either.

    It's definitely from the app-I also setup a passcode & now when I click on that notification, it takes me to the app & prompts me for the passcode.

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/zy3a8u8u.jpg

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/juza9ape.jpg

    Will contact customer support & see what they say.

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    I see what you got now. Looks legit then, and you've covered yourself. Maybe other Verizon people are getting it.
    I actually think that's how I got a last notification a well, looking at the first screenshot. Mine is 2.4.1 on a European N9005. See what they say.
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    06-14-2014 06:25 PM

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