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Microsoft's Docs.com is sharing dangerously sensitive personal files and information

Ian Paul | March 28, 2017
Docs.com shares documents with the world by default, but that hasn't stopped people from uploading their bank statements.

In general, it’s a bad idea to save documents with personal information on any online service, be it Docs.com, or cloud storage services like Dropbox or OneDrive. If you must upload personal information, then learn to use strong encryption for your documents prior to putting them online. That way if hackers gain access to your account they won’t be able to read your personal data.

 

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