Fake and malicious dropbox notification is circulating as a new phishing scam

Cybercriminals are sharing emails that have a fake dropbox notification alert attached to it.

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.

To make the target fall into the trap the heading of the email states that the attached document is a “Vital Document” and user must access it before it expires.

Downloading the attachment from such emails can place a backdoor for malware and ransomware in your device. These attachments can allow the attacker to install various malicious files and run codes in your device that can be used to steal data and sensitive information.

NPAV recommends users to never trust this emails no matter how genuine they appear. Refrain downloading or browsing any link shared via such emails as these are mere phishing attacks which will benefit the attacker.

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