We’re developing a new page on our website for people to upload their resumes. Has anyone tried this? Should I be concerned about potential viruses being shared from the uploader’s device? Thanks in advance!
We’ve used the Sparkle File Upload feature now for a long time and we have never had any forced intrusions. Be also aware it is best you have the latest PHP installed on your hosting server.
We have the feature on several websites, but here is an example of one - https://www.tasmaniaaware.com/contact-us-tasmania-aware.html (towards the bottom of the page)
You could configure the limitation on the file attachment element to only allow the upload of a PDF. As of today PDFs aren’t (can’t be) a vehicle for viruses. Other than that some mail services offer virus scanning of attachments, but I wouldn’t consider it a big threat.