About the Fake Dropbox Email
This week's Dropbox campaigns are relatively small in number, but still dangerous. We're blocking a few different ones, and several appear to be from the same spammer. These emails have links to dangerous web pages disguised as PDF or other Dropbox files. Here is what a few of them look like:
[name removed] Shared a File with You
[name removed] has sent you a Document using Dropbox
[name removed] has invited you to a Dropbox shared folder called ''Important Documents"
- The Dropbox Team
Document sent using Dropbox
The executed document is attached and uploaded for you using Dropbox
View Doc Here
The document is secured via Dropbox.
You Have A New Dropbox Message
Drop Box . Keep everything. Share anything
Please check the document i uploaded for you using Drop Box.Click on Drop- box.pdf to view the document its very important.
The links in the emails (which we've removed) lead to dangerous files or fake login pages designed to steal your username and password.
Check Your Dropbox Account
As we often remind people, if you want to check your Dropbox account, login to it directly by typing the URL into your address bar. Never click the link in such an email, even if it addresses you by name.
Reporting Dropbox Spam
In addition to upgrading your antispam system, you can report fake Dropbox emails by forwarding them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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