Digital Ocean Mailing List Breach

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Hi there,

On August 8th, 2022, DigitalOcean discovered that our Mailchimp account had been compromised as part of a wider Mailchimp Security Incident. As a result, a number of DigitalOcean customer email addresses may have been viewed by an unauthorized individual.

Impact to you

No customer information other than email address was impacted; however, we recommend increased vigilance against phishing attempts in the coming weeks, in addition to enabling two-factor authentication on your DigitalOcean account. Please review our documentation on two-factor authentication for more information.

Actions we have taken

At DigitalOcean, we take the protection of customer data very seriously, and we sincerely apologize that your email address may have been impacted by this incident. We have migrated our email services to another provider and are completing thorough security reviews to confirm our vendors’ security posture.

For more details on this incident, please read through our latest blog post. We are committed to holding ourselves accountable to our customers and prioritizing protecting your account. We welcome the opportunity to talk through any questions or concerns you may have - just reply to this email.


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