New Email Scam Using Fake Netflix Website

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If updated, the scammers successfully steal the subscriber's personal information.

The email reads, "Hi, we were unable to validate your billing information for the next billing cycle of your subscription therefore we'll suspend your membership if we do not receive a response from you within 48 hours, ' the email, signed off by 'The Netflix team".

In its Help Centre, Netflix states they "will never ask for payment information to be sent to [them] over email".

Netflix subscribers are being targeting by a new "relatively well-designed" email scam.

The e-mails include a link to a fake Netflix page asking users to enter log-in details and eventually their personal and billing information. Just last month, a similar phishing email scam targeted the business and corporate email accounts by sending an email that seemed to arrive from Netflix.

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The email looks like it's from Netflix and claims the users account with the streaming service will be canceled, Mailguard warned.

We take the security of our members' accounts seriously and Netflix employs numerous proactive measures to detect fraudulent activity to keep the Netflix service and our members' accounts secure.

If you're one of the Netflix users who have been targeted by the scam, it goes without saying that you should ignore it. The fake email with the subject line of "Your suspension notification", is hitting the mailboxes of users only to get at their sensitive financial information.

The page looks legitimate with a Netflix logo and popular Netflix shows like The Crown and House of Cards, Deadline reports.

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