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I was sent a suspicious file, how do I see who sent it?

I was sent a suspicious file, how do I see who sent it?

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i got a creepy email "New Document Pending Your Approval sent you files" while hiding who sent? insted of clicking approve or download, i entered dropbox but cant find any "sent file" how do i find who sent the file? and which shared folder? there is no notification in dropbox of any pending? tnx

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Re: sent file

Dropboxer

Hi there @tal3, thanks for reaching out!

 

It does seem a little suspicious, from what you mentioned, it looks like they have put their account's name as "New Document Pending Your Approval".

 

If you check where the email was sent from, is it an official Dropbox domain?

 

Either way, I would suggest checking out this article for some more info on this.

 

Let me know if this helps!


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Re: sent file

Dropboxer

Hi there @tal3, thanks for reaching out!

 

It does seem a little suspicious, from what you mentioned, it looks like they have put their account's name as "New Document Pending Your Approval".

 

If you check where the email was sent from, is it an official Dropbox domain?

 

Either way, I would suggest checking out this article for some more info on this.

 

Let me know if this helps!


Daphne
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: sent file

New member | Level 2

thank you daphne, 

good interpretation that dropbox showed the name that was the "veiled name" which suggests a bad sender. the article was good and relevant so i like the response and in slang kudos.

Re: sent file

Dropboxer

Glad to hear that helped @tal3!

 

If you need anything else, I'd be happy to help out so feel free to just give me a nudge here. :beaming face with smiling eyes:

 

Hope you have a great week ahead!


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