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Old 09-04-2017, 02:58 PM   #1
mike acker
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dropbox phishing


has anyone received a dropbox phishing message like this:

=>
Hi there,

My name is Emma and Iím responsible for your company at Dropbox.

We have helped a lot of organizations in your industry to improve on collaboration, security and backup with our business solution.

Would you have 10-minutes free this week or next to talk about Dropbox Business?
Talk soon,

Emma King
Account Executive
<=

it's addressed to the e/mail that i use for dropbox. i wonder if their user directory has been hacked or if they are snatching this off endpoints someplace
 
Old 09-04-2017, 04:07 PM   #2
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Why do you think it's a phishing email? Do you know how to view and analyze the headers?

If the email came from a dropbox IP/server, it's probably a legitimate marketing email, in which case there should be a way to tell them you're not interested (if you're not).

If it came from somewhere else, then it should be reported to the sending ISP with an info copy to dropbox.
If you use the email only for dropbox, I'd suspect it's legit, albeit obnoxious.

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Old 09-04-2017, 04:28 PM   #3
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It doesn't seems to be a phishing email.
 
Old 09-05-2017, 12:35 AM   #4
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i have received spam made to look like it came from dropbox, paypal, google, etc......
since i long deleted it i don't know if it read exactly like the example above.
just another spam message. don't blindly click links. meh.
 
Old 09-05-2017, 09:00 AM   #5
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thanks, everyone.

the thing that concerned me most is: how did the attacker get my email address. my first thought was maybe they hacked a dropbox directory.

accordingly i simply changed my dropbox password.
 
Old 09-05-2017, 08:57 PM   #6
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What did the email headers tell you?
 
  


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