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Phishing email attempt or real email?

Phishing email attempt or real email?

iamveryconfused12
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Hi there - I couldnt find anywhere to contact support but I had something sent to me via Dropbox. Never had anything sent before so I wasn't sure if this was a phishing attempt.

 

Thanks!

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Rich
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@iamveryconfused12 wrote:

... I had something sent to me via Dropbox. Never had anything sent before so I wasn't sure if this was a phishing attempt.


It could be a fake phishing email with a spoofed sender address (very easy to do) or (most likely) it could be a phishing attempt that's just using Dropbox as the transfer service. If you don't know who sent it and don't trust it, don't open it. Forward it to abuse@dropbox.com.

 

I get crap like this all the time through Gmail/Drive and I just ignore it. If it's legitimate and important, the person sending it will most likely contact you.

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Rich
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@iamveryconfused12 wrote:

... I had something sent to me via Dropbox. Never had anything sent before so I wasn't sure if this was a phishing attempt.


It could be a fake phishing email with a spoofed sender address (very easy to do) or (most likely) it could be a phishing attempt that's just using Dropbox as the transfer service. If you don't know who sent it and don't trust it, don't open it. Forward it to abuse@dropbox.com.

 

I get crap like this all the time through Gmail/Drive and I just ignore it. If it's legitimate and important, the person sending it will most likely contact you.

iamveryconfused12
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Thanks for posting that email - I couldn't find an actual contact. Have a good one kind person! 

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