The most common cause of this is that the plugin might be backing up your site before performing automatic Plugin and Theme updates, and if you have a lot of plugins this can happen every day or even more often.
Ah. I see that the auto updates are doing the triggering as I have that set on minor updates. Is it a problem that backups are happen as often as 2-3 times per day prior to an update? Advantages/disadvantages? Are there recommended settings for auto updates?
On the plus side, keeping your plugins as up-to-date as possible is a major security benefit for your site, in case a plugin needs to patch a vulnerability.
On the negative side, you may end up needing to restore an older state of your website but not have a backup available. For example, if your retention is set to 5, and you have 2 auto-updates per day, your oldest backup will only be two and a half days old.
Another recommendation I’d make is to use Timely Auto-Updates to prevent immediately updating when a new update is released. If you set that to a few days, or even a week, then all your auto-updates will happen at once rather than several times a day.
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