looks like true,
last time when i changed billing setting,
same sender and similar link from mandrillapp.com is sent to me.
Looks like it’s an email chimp link service…
What is Mandrillapp used for?
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Definitely good to be cautious, though - ie checking mail headers to make sure it’s really coming from openai.com domain…
Using an email spam service to track links so at the minimum clicked email addresses can be recorded, and an unsolicited “verify” message? Not likely.
it’s always smart to be cautious with emails from out of the blue. Personally though, I don’t think this one is fake.
I actually get messages like that pretty often from the forum, It’s fairly routine maintenance stuff. The sender address looks legit to me too.
That said, hackers and scammers are getting sneakier every day, It’s definitely better to be safe than sorry. I always try to double check links and sender addresses just in case before clicking or entering any info.
And kudos for protecting your privacy by removing personal details, very smart move. It’s great that the community here watches out for each other when it comes to potential security issues. pls, Feel free to share if you notice anything else suspicious. But my guess is this email is probably just standard admin work. Either way, staying alert never hurts.
Never seen this before, and I’m on the forum every day.
I have received two emails from the same sender, one on July 8th and the second on the 12th of this month. I don’t see any issues with them, and I am sure that they are legitimate.
The last account management related mail from OpenAI that I received had been sent from email@example.com via mandrill.app
This is one indicator that the mail is not spam.
The second indicator is: do you expect a mail from this sender about this topic?