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What if someone applies with a malicious document?
What if someone applies with a malicious document?
Ian Remington avatar
Written by Ian Remington
Updated over a week ago

As you use Crelate and begin to post jobs publicly, you may eventually find yourself being sent potentially malicious spam documents instead of legitimate applications. A very important key here is that a word document requests that you "enable editing" or "enable macros" or "enable content", that is almost a clear indicator of a malicious document. Below is an example of such an attempt:

If you come across applications such as this, it would be in your best interests to delete the application entirely. Another good indicator is if the application form fields are missing or filled with nonsensical data, that is another indicator of an attempt at malicious behavior.

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