Dropped txt.txt file

I am getting a dropped txt.txt file on my desktop. It just appears. Why?

dropped test.txt file

Hey @bbrlou77,
Have you checked the contents of the file? If you’re suspicious that it may contain anything strange, the safest way to check it is to open up a terminal and type in:

cd ~/Desktop
cat ./dropped.txt

I had several show up. When I open them they had one line with the name of the file. I had one pop up this morning and it had the name of several locations I had went to on the internet. I had a file pop up today. It was not a dropped text.file. It was a link to fix mail.txt. I deleted it and decided to uninstall the Brave browser. I had originally installed Brave via the Ubuntu store. I uninstalled it in the store and then went to command line and did an uninstall. I then did a Brave install using the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt -y install curl software-properties-common apt-transport-https

echo “deb [arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list
sudo apt update
sudo apt install brave-browser

I will see if this works.

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