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What's the best way to block DropBox?

Posted on 2010-09-14
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I have had several problems on my network with users that have installed DropBox which has become a path for malware and viruses to sneak past our usual AV and firewall protections.
I need to block DropBox traffic from our network, and was looking for the most efficient way to block DropBox traffic.
Any advice would be helpful.
Thanks,
Ken C.
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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Could you not blacklist dropbox.com at your firewall/proxy?
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blocking port tcp:80 and tcp:443 to 174.36.30.71 and 174.36.30.70 generally does the trick to restrict both the website and client application. If you have a webfilter system, then do a URL block on *.dropbox.com as well.
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That's what I was looking for.
Thanks!
Ken C.
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