Jobdrag is to provid the safest possible environment for you to search for jobs and manage your career. To assist with that goal, we would like to ask that you keep a few simple security precautions in mind when evaluating job postings and job opportunities that you may receive via email or Phone.
It may possible that you may encounter fraudulent job opportunities when searching for jobs online or you may receive a fraudulent email that has had the senders email address forged to make it appear as if it was sent from Jobdrag. Such practices are a violation of our Term of Use and may be illegal under applicable laws.
Regrettably, all online companies are susceptible to scams. While we are trying our effort to prevent this abuse, it is not immune to such activity. To help you conduct a safer job search, weve assembled the following security-related articles and resources. Familiarizing yourself with this information will help you better manage your career.
Consumer Advice: How to Avoid Phishing Scams
The number and sophistication of phishing scams sent out to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. As a general rule you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet. The Anti-Phishing Working Group has compiled a list of recommendations that you can use to avoid becoming a victim of these scams.
- Be suspicious of any email with urgent requests for personal financial information
- Phishers typically include upsetting or exciting (but false) statements in their emails to get people to react immediately
- They typically ask for information such as usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, passport number, photograph, date of birth, etc.
- Dont use the links in an email, instant message, or chat to get to any web page if you suspect the message might not be authentic
- Instead, call the company on the telephone, or log onto the website directly by typing in the Web address in your browser
- You should only communicate information such as credit card numbers or account information via a secure website or the telephone
- Always ensure that youre using a secure website when submitting credit card or other sensitive information via your Web browser
Every Internet site in the world is facing the growing issue of fraudulent usage of information and we want to work with users around the world to stop this practice. Please keep reading to learn more about the warning signs and what you can do.
Spam email is such a common occurrence today. There are two types of email scams - whats known as phishing and ‘spoofing’. Both practices concern fraudulent email where the from address has been forged to make it appear as if it came from somewhere, or someone, other than the actual source.
Beware of fake Agencies/Employer seeking money through cash deposit or wire transfer /other sensitive information.
We have observed few instances reported to Jobdrag that some agencies/individuals are seeking money from jobseeker against a job offer from well-known Brands/Employers/Agencies, whose legitimacy / genuineness can be in question. Usually the contact person seeking such information is with unknown origin with foreign accent. We advises the users not to rely on the email/offers for employment which is seeking a consideration in cash or in any kind.