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Well... The article is a little dis-engenuous about the shared folder stuff. If a user selected to share the folders with anyone that has the link and also allows write into the folder publicly from anyone, then that's by design. Obscurity on the url part isn't necessarily required, and it may even be a feature to allow easy dumping.. This is on the end user to make sure they aren't auto-downloading public data that has been dumped there.. I can see why this may not be ideal from a security standpoint, and allowing data mining/unauthenticated file drops may not be a great way to handle it, but I don't think the article actually gives the full details. Unless I'm completely wrong, and there is no options in OneDrive for sharing permissions (public, select group, etc) then yes it's a security vulnerability.



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