Cubbit
a secure Dropbox alternative

Dropbox sacrifices usability over security. They read your files and keep your encryption key available for themselves. They do it, because that’s the only way for them to operate many features.

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Dropbox is the standard for cloud storage. However if you need a secure solution, you should look elsewhere.

Most cloud storage providers tell you they will do everything for your documents’ security. Unfortunately, this is simply not true. Even if Dropbox encrypts your files in transit and at rest, it keeps access to your keys and decrypts files in order to read them.
They do it because many features couldn’t work without it. This means that you are not the only one who can access your files.
This is not cool.
Try Cubbit as a safest Dropbox alternative.

We’ve listed the most important security features and compared Cubbit to Dropbox

In the following table you can see the most important features that make a business cloud storage secure. Let’s see what Cubbit has to offer as a Dropbox alternative.

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Dropbox

Cubbit

Security

YesNoNoYes
YesYesNoNo
Zero-knowledge encrypted storage
Geographical granular distribution
End-to-end encrypted file sharing
Parallel P2P encrypted connections

Privacy

YesNoNoNoYes
Yes
No physical data center
Users’ data inaccessible to provider
Highest level of GDPR compliance
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List of security problems

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Dropbox

Cubbit

2011

Due to an error in an update, anyone could access any Dropbox account with only the email address. There was a fix within four hours, but the update shouldn’t have gone live without testing.

2012

Severe data breach ended up revealing the emails and passwords of 68 million users.

2014

There was criticism around employees having access to encryption keys, meaning they could look at anyone’s files.

2017

Deleted files reappeared on users’ accounts. Supposedly this was caused by an error that didn’t remove some files, and when fixing it, a mistake led to these files being sent back to users. This means that some data from six years ago was never deleted and was vulnerable to a leak.

Wow! Such empty

Legal concerns about Dropbox

Dropbox is headquartered in the U.S., which is another potential security problem.
In fact, U.S. laws such as the Patriot Act, give agencies the ability to demand access to your data.
Since Dropbox is able to see your files, they can share with whoever they want. And they did: as they admitted in 
their report, in the first half of 2020 alone Dropbox received almost 2300 information requests from courts and an undisclosed amount of requests from the FBI.Users' information or content have been provided in the 84.2% of the cases.
It is always less risky to pick a company based somewhere with stronger cloud privacy laws or not storing data in the U.S.

It looks like we have a clear winner here

It’s time to replace Dropbox with a secure alternative. Why not take Cubbit for a spin?
I’m not ready yet, I’d like to learn more about Cubbit Individuals or Cubbit for Teams.

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Store, share and work on a cloud that’s controlled by you. Collaborate with internal and external colleagues, with the peace of mind that no-one can access your files. There’s power in numbers and together our users form the most private and secure cloud available.

All plans include:

Privacy by design
Zero-knowledge encryption
Sensitive data protection
Supports all file extensions
Team administrator roles
Customer centric support
Collaborate remotely
Save C02 on every file stored
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All plans include:

Privacy by design
Zero-knowledge encryption
Sensitive data protection
Supports all file extensions
Team administrator roles
Customer centric support
Collaborate remotely
Save C02 on every file stored