The "Netflix Failed Verification Update Account Restriction" Phishing Scam
From: "Netflix" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: October 3, 2017 at 6:43:53 PM EDT
Subject: [Netflix-Update] - High Priority Message
Regarding Case No. 79533983631
Dear Valued Customer, Αs part of our efforts to create a safe environment for our customers , we regularly carry out a number of security measures to make sure your account is secured.
During recent security checks, which are regularly carried out, our system was unable to verify your information. This may have been caused by a recent change of information (or) an error in our system.
To protect the information of our customers, our system has temporarily placed restrictions on your account until your information has been validated against our system.
You can validate your information by following the link below, this will only take a few minutes and your account functions will be restored.
Netflix is a US company offering movies and TV series streaming over the Internet. It is located in North and South America, the Caribbean, and parts of Europe
Netflix users should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts. They should always go directly to https://www.netflix.com/ and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes, verification or updates that need to be done to their accounts.
Netflix users who have already been tricked by the phishing email messages should change their passwords and contact Netflix immediately for help.
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