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I have a link that I cannot open!

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by Kojak1946, Jul 19, 2018.

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  1. Kojak1946

    Kojak1946 Thread Starter

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    A friend of mine sent me this link that will not open. It takes me to a DocuSign email verification page that doesn't work. I have spoken to DocuSign. This is not a DocuSign document. Is there another way to open this link. I ran it through an anti-virus program and it's showing clean. Does anybody have any advice. The link is as to follow:

    < Moderator Edit> link removed
     
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  2. lochlomonder

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    Here's what I saw when I tested this link. I would strongly advise you not to proceed.
    Deceptive_Site.jpg
     
  3. Kojak1946

    Kojak1946 Thread Starter

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    Thank you
     
  4. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    It is a phishing site trying to get your email account details

    I have removed the link for safety reasons
     
  5. plodr

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    He's no friend of yours!
     
  6. managed

    managed Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Agreed. I suggest you ask your friend why they sent you such a dodgy link.
     
  7. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    No need to beat up the poster or his friend.
    A very high proportion of these phishing & malware links ( and emails) are sent using spoofed details. It is possible the friend has been hacked or compromised and his email account used to send the malware/phishing. It is also very possible that the email address is simply spoofed and imitated by the real sender

    The poster notify his friend and tell him that it is likely his email account has been hacked or compromised and to check it out.
     
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  8. plodr

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    That's what I meant.

    I get emails all the time from people I know. Even if I suspect the actual email is from them, I never download any attachments or click on links in the email.

    I have a nephew mad at me because he sent a "picture". I threw the email in the trash. He doesn't understand that I've gotten emails supposedly from him that are not sent by him.

    If I'm sending someone something, I'll send an email alerting them to what I will be sending in a future email. Otherwise, I don't blame them if they throw the email in the trash.
     
  9. managed

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    Yes ok, just tell your friend what happened.
     
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