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Netflix Account Suspension Phishing Scam

Netflix users who have received emails claiming their accounts have been suspended are asked not to click on the links in the same emails. Especially, emails with links to fake Adobe Flash Update websites like the one below. This is because cybercriminals are sending out fake Netflix Account Suspension emails with links to malicious websites that trick recipients into downloading spyware and other malware. Therefore, Netflix users are asked to always go directly to www.netflix.com and sign into their accounts. Once they are have signed into their accounts, they will be notified of their account status and will be able to view important alerts, if there is any.

Netflix Account Suspension Phishing Scam
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Below is a malicious website that attempts to trick visitors into downloading malware disguised an Adobe Flash Update.

A Fake and Malicious Adobe Flash Update Website

A Fake and Malicious Adobe Flash Update Website

Lastest version of Adobe Flash Player is required to encode and/or decode (Play) audio files in high quality.

Click here to update for latest version.

Software update

Adobe Flash Player is out of date

To continue using Adobe Flash Player, download an updated version

Ok Update

For Netflix users who have already been tricked by the malicious emails, they are asked to change your password and scan their computer or device with the antivirus software installed on it.

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Netflix Account Suspension Phishing Scam