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Intellinote announces integration with key business solutions

Team communication and collaboration platform Intellinote announced yesterday new integrations with business applications including Salesforce, ZenDesk, MailChimp and Dropbox, allowing users to coordinate content and create actionable items within Intellinote

"Users and businesses use a number of different best-in-class business apps and tools,” Intellinote CTO Gene Sohn said. “But switching between them constantly to monitor activity, updates and changes takes up valuable time every day. With these new integrations, users can save time but still be on top of what's important, actionable or just informational - all from inside Intellinote - so they can prioritize responses and optimize effort.”

Intellinote also announced immediate availability of an integration portal that allows app developers integrate their apps with a REST API, Widget API or a Webhook API, which each provide different capabilities to developers based on individual or company needs.

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Dropbox Offers Comment Option to All Users

Dropbox announced today its new comment feature is available to all users, after Dropbox for Business users tested out commenting over the last month.Dropbox Logo

Comments on Dropbox are key to improving collaboration, as multiple people can comment on the same Dropbox file, keeping the conversation with the document.

Through Dropbox comments, users can mention others to connect or continue the conversation; stay up-to-date with email notifications for each comment; manage access to commenting; and make changes in a Microsoft file opened through Dropbox in Office Online or the desktop app, with changes saved directly back to Dropbox.

Step-by-step instructions are available here.

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Trend Micro Uncovers ACH Fraud

Trend Micro announced earlier this week companies are targets for macro malware BARTALEX in an outbreak of spammed messages related to Automated Clearing House fraud.TrendMicro

These spammed emails lead to a Dropbox page with specific instructions and a Microsoft Office warning, closely resembling a non-malicious page. More than 1,000 macro-based malware links are hosted on the Dropbox site, and Trend Micro contacted Dropbox for removal.

According to V3, a U.K.-based technology website, Dropbox is aware of the campaign and taking action against the hackers and malware.

The United States is the top country affected by BARTALEX malware, according to the Smart Protection Network.

Hashes for the malicious files are available here, along with the full Trend Micro advisory.

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Dropbox Online Notes Application Leaks

A leaked link to Dropbox’s developing Hackpad-like note-taking application allowed some users to test the newDROPBOX Logo product before it was pulled, PC Magazine freelance writer David Murphy said.

According to TechCrunch, Murphy wrote, Dropbox isn’t quite ready to release information on its “Project Composer.”

Users who accessed the link to “Project Composer” found on Product Hunt were pleased with the appearance of Composer, noting its typography and clean interface.

This variant, Murphy said, is said to be more closely tied to Dropbox than the Hackpad online note-taking service.

Murphy’s full article is available here.

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