Dropbox Phishing Campaign Delivers Bogus Invoices

Cloud storage giant Dropbox is once again at the center of a security issue—through no fault of its own.

By Tara Seals

Cyber-criminals have mounted a malware-based phishing blast that attempts to impersonate itself as a Dropbox notification email. Considering that millions of users turn to Dropbox on a weekly if not daily basis to store files and share documents with colleagues, chances are high that the bogus mails end up being effective—unless the would-be victim examines the note carefully.

According to AppRver, the phishing email alerts the recipient that they’ve received an invoice file and must download it via the link provided. The message claims that the invoice is for work completed for language translation.

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