Account Verification??

I am a team lead for a community. I have been helping members with instructions on how to setup a node at DigitalOcean. Today we had some members report DO asking them to do a weird account verification at DigitalOcean that asks them to verify a twitter account. Is this real or some phishing attempt they are encountering? Please advise.

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I’m also going through this right now, I’m surprised the digital ocean can’t even verify this is true on its own message board saying that this is legit. This is ridiculous.

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July 6, 2023


This sounds pretty weird and you should definitely be cautious. As mentioned you can inspect the email itself if the email was actually sent from DigitalOcean and share the email content here as well.

You can always reach out here in the community or contact our support team and we can have this checked for you.


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July 2, 2023

Hey @christopherjellyfish,

This sounds like a phishing attempt rather than anything else. How were they asked, is it via an e-mail, if so check the e-mail headers and see from where it has been sent.

Can you give more information on how this verification was asked to be done?

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