We're blocking several variations of Dropbox spam this week with links that redirect you to dangerous websites, including Google Drive and Dropbox phishing scams trying to steal your username and password, as well as a Facebook-like dating site. Get more info and examples.
Phishing scams try to get people to divulge their username and password, usually with a link in an email to a fake login screen for a bank or credit card company.
We're blocking a new email phishing scam aimed at American Express members worried about the recent Home Depot security breach. The email has a link to a fake but impressive-looking "American Express" site. This is a phishing scam trying to steal your Amex User ID and password. Do not click the link in the email and do not provide your login credentials.
We just blocked a new type of email spam combining spear phishing and a Nigerian scheme. This is potentially dangerous as the sender is using the recipient's actual name, company and address.