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Scam email from ‘Netflix’ phishes for data

13 June 2017

Netflix users should beware of a fake email currently in circulation informing recipients about ending the subscription. The email suggests that users can cancel their subscription by clicking on a hyperlink. The link directs to a fake page that looks remarkably authentic.

Here’s an example of the email (click to enlarge):

The counterfeit website looks credible: it has a green padlock in front of the web address, for example (click to enlarge):

Next, recipients are asked to provide their bank details (click to enlarge):

Our advice
Don’t fall fort his scam. The senders are only after your user credentials and other confidential information. If you disclose this information, the scammers will quickly use it to empty your bank account.