This morning, a bug was found within Google that ended up sending out reverification email notifications to many users.
But here’s the issue – the verification method became invalid for a large number of sites in Google Search Console. In the end, Google had to reverify those sites. During the whole process, it resent verification notifications to those users.
In the notification, it said, “Google has identified that
Check out the screen shot that shows the verification attempts, and then the reverification, followed by those who have access to the account in Search Console.
Here’s the tweet from John Mueller:
FYI We had an issue with Search Console reverifications recently & sent out a bunch of emails; double-check the accounts, but don’t panic 🙂
— John Mueller (@JohnMu) July 8, 2016
Source – Barry Schwartz