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Clicking on external links (Scam?)

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Jonathan S Member Since: Nov 8, 2019
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An agency asked me to click on a google docs link to get to the job details- Is this normal? I'm trying to decide if it's a scam or not. 

 

Other evidence pointing to the scam is the canned, robotic responses, and no acknowledgement or response to what I had replied. 

 

Thank you, more experienced community. 

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Noureldin Y Member Since: Sep 7, 2019
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Paste the link here http://wheredoesthislinkgo.com/

Then take the result and open it through an online proxy that won't affect you https://www.hidemyass.com/proxy

ONLY IF THE RESULT IS GOOGLE DRIVE LINK FOR REAL


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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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Opening a link through a proxy does not protect you - it just lets you access blocked things.

Opening things in a sandbox protects you to a degree.

 

Jonathan, is the client new? Do they have a hiring history? Do you actually want to work with someone who gives robotic responses?

 

It is not unusual to find instructions on a google doc or similar as such, no.

 

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