"Netflix Services Interruption" Phishing Scam Being Sent by Scammers


The "Netflix Services Interruption" email message below, which claims that Netflix is having trouble authorising the recipients' credit cards, is a phishing scam. The fake Netflix email message was sent by cybercriminals, to frighten Netflix users into sending their personal information, credit card information and other sensitive information that the cybercriminals need in order to rip-off their victims. Recipients of the fake Netflix email message are asked to delete it, and should never follow the instructions in it.

Netflix Services Interruption Phishing Scam Being Sent by Scammers

"Netflix Services Interruption" Phishing Scam

From: "Customer" <postmaster@lefew.quarterpickup.com>

Date: June 27, 2019 at 7:49:46 AM EDT

Subject: Netflix Services

Reply-To: <info@peacelive.us>,<support@human-sun.org.uk>,<support@partnerseagull.site>,<mturner@carbonado.k12.wa.us>,<copyrightclaim@ask.com>

Dear Client,

Sorry for the interruption, but we are having trouble authorising your Credit Card.

When you have finished, we will try to verify your account again. If it still does not work

you will have to contact your credit card company

Please Reply us : here

Your friends at Netflix,

Thank you for your concern.


Netflix Services

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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"Netflix Services Interruption" Phishing Scam Being Sent by Scammers