Ignore the unexpected Twitter email to ask you to confirm your account: PSA

Twitter excused itself for sending customer emails mistakenly requesting to "confirm your Twitter account." The corporation reports that the messages had been erroneously received. "You don't need to validate your account if you sent one of these e-mails and you may disregard the message," said the company.

Tom Warren, The Verge's own, was the beneficiary of one of the emails that looks like a Twitter email address during his log-in process is being validated. Bleepingcomputer notes that users who did not expect to get the e-mails fast thought that someone was sending them to imitate Twitter.

Ignore the unexpected Twitter email to ask you to confirm your account: PSA


This time the source of the emails is a simple mistake, but when you get an email that you haven't expect it is always best to play safely, especially if it is a big corporation that you imitate and ask you to click a connection. The FTC has a detailed advice page for anybody who thinks that a phishing mail has been sent.
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