Anyone else get a random "verify your email address" message from Tumblr? Not clicking that link. .
2016-02-23 14:49:48 GMT
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I don't remember getting one.
It's almost as though someone signed up for a Tumblr account with my email address. I can't remember if I ever signed up for Tumblr in the past or not.
nope. i would guess someone used your email too. did it at least come from tumblr itself or other?
Dani (aka ashuping)
Looks like it, but I haven't looked at the actual headers or anything. It's pretty suspicious looking, but the link does appear to lead to tumblr.com.
I went ahead and reported it to Tumblr support just in case.
Looping back around to this: Tumblr support said it was a genuine email and that I should verify my email address. Did that, logged in, got a notice saying my account had been compromised. Reset my password, reset my "email to Tumblr" address and then went through my posts and list of people I'm following. Apparently someone posted to my account saying that I had a MacBook I was giving away. I deleted the post and blocked the user that the post apparently originally came from.
I got a random security survey from Opera yesterday, I thought I'm not filling that in!
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