Netflix Email Scam Targets Millions Of Subscribers

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In screenshots obtained by the company, the emails tell subscribers that they were unable to validate their billing information for the next cycle of their subscription and that their membership will be suspended if they don't take action within 48 hours.

The scam is pretty convincing, with the Netflix logo displayed across the top of the email and the subject line reading "Your suspension notification". "Obviously we'd love to have you back, simply click restart your membership to update your details and continue to enjoy all the best TV shows and movies without interruption".

A recent Netflix email scam has been targeting subscribers of the popular streaming service telling them that their account is about to be canceled. The next page asks for your full name, address, payment details and date of birth, according to DailyMail.

Of course, this website is completely bogus and is just a mechanism for the scammers to steal the victim's identity and credit card information.

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The new scam has already targeted roughly 110 million Netflix subscribers. The cyber-security firm notes that scammers can design the fake email and bogus websites in a way that it is nearly impossible to identify.

This isn't the first time Netflix users have been targeted in email scams.

So if you see an email in your inbox that looks anything like the below, be sure to get on to Netflix and confirm it's really from them.

MailGuard called the phishing scam "relatively well designed" because of its ability to generate "individualized messages with specific recipient data".

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