"Netflix Update Your Payment Method" Phishing Scam
The "Netflix Update Your Payment Method" Phishing Scam
From: NETFLlX <email@example.com>
Date: 9 November 2017 at 12:36:50 GMT
Subject: Alert : High Priority Message
Please Update Your Payment Method
Sorry for the interruption, but we are having trouble authorising your Credit Card.
Please visit www.netflix.com/YourAccountPayment to enter your payment information again or to use a different payment method. When you have finished, we will try to verify your account again. If it still does not work. you will want to contact your credit card company.
If you have any questions, we are happy to help. Simply call us at any time on 0800 096 6380.
-The Netflix Team
Recipients who were tricked by the phishing Netflix email message should change their Netflix passwords immediately, and if they are unable to do so, they should contact Netflix. They should also let their banks know that their credit card information was stolen by cybercriminals, before the credit cards are used fraudulently.
In order to protect against phishing scams, Netflix users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, or open and complete attached forms that request account credentials, personal and financial information.netflix users should instead, go directly to www.netflix.com, and update their information or carry out other tasks on their accounts.
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