I just received an email supposedly from Dropbox.com reminding me to sign in to my account because "it's been a while" since I last logged in, but I actually very recently did so to update my 2FA (within the week). I also updated files in my Dropbox a few days ago. Is this email legit or was this a phishing attempt? I didn't click any links in the email just to be safe and signed in directly through the website. If it was an official email, was it possibly made in error? My account is active as I use it regularly and it definitely hasn't been "a while" since I signed in. Any help with this would be appreciated.
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Hi all; thanks for your reports and patience so far.
Same thing here. I use my account daily. The link attached to the button looks legit but I'm not going to click it.
it seems to come from a valid email. But i use dropbox EVERY DAY. heck, i synced photos just a few hours ago. yet i got this email. is this phishing spam? or. real? or error in dropbox servers? I manually went to dropbox.com and made sure i'm signed in (i am)
thanks in advance;
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I have a personal Dropbox account which I use many times daily. I use it mostly via the Dropbox client under Windows 10, but I do occasionally use it via the web interface.
I received an email from Dropbox that I had to log into my Dropbox account in order to keep my account active. This concerned me, so I immediately opened a new tab and went to dropbox.com. I found that I was already considered logged in and did not need to enter my account credentials.
So given that I use Dropbox to access files many times daily, and given that I was logged in to the web site recently enough that I did not need to log in again, why would Dropbox send this email? When is up with my account?
Looks like they sent this out as a blast. I'm betting they did not discriminate as to who got it (those who haven't logged on and those of us who log on all the time). Hopefully just a technical mistake and not a cynical marketing ploy to get people with free accounts to upgrade to a paid account.
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