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Dropbox File Transfer - Good or Evil File?

Dropbox File Transfer - Good or Evil File?

microbarny
New member | Level 2

I am a Mac User (latest OS) using Outlook 365 for Mac. I received an email from no-reply@Dropbox.com that has a file transfer in it (a PDF file) from someone I don't know.  I can't find the domain name associated with the email address online either. 

 

Could this be be malicious ? Is there a way to check without compromising my system or should I just report it to Dropbox?

 

Thanks for the perspective.

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Re: Dropbox File Transfer - Good or Evil File?

Mark
Super User II

That isnt how file transfer works 🙂 File transfer is you send somebody a request for a file and they upload to your Dropbox, so, its almost certainly fake. 

 

Try sending it to abuse@dropbox.com


 


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Re: Dropbox File Transfer - Good or Evil File?

Mark
Super User II

That isnt how file transfer works 🙂 File transfer is you send somebody a request for a file and they upload to your Dropbox, so, its almost certainly fake. 

 

Try sending it to abuse@dropbox.com


 


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Re: Dropbox File Transfer - Good or Evil File?

microbarny
New member | Level 2

Many thanks, Mark.  Much appreciated.

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