Dropbox website hack is hoax, hackers confirmed

Today morning  Techcrunch published a news that hackers compromised the official website of dropbox. Following that many other news portal also reported the same . All started when Earlier today  a hacker using twitter handle 1775Sec claimed to have hacked DropBox website using a security vulnerability. The hacker claimed to have compromised database.

They also said that they gave the security team of dropbox enough time to patch the vulnerability but since they did not patched the vulnerability so they compromised it.

However, Dropbox team denied the claim and said that the Dropbox is down because of an error internal maintenance.

Few minutes ago, the hackers said that it is just DDOS attack and no database have been compromised.  They said it is just for trolling the media and others in the name of Aaron Swartz.