This is why Netflix users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to www.netflix.com and sign into their accounts from there. This is the most effective way of preventing Netflix phishing scams, that is, preventing cybercriminals from tricking Netflix users into visiting fake websites that steal account credentials.
A Netflix Scam Email
From: Ņetflix <email@example.com>
Date: 10 September 2020 at 19:40:29 BST
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" email@example.com
Subject: Re: An order was issued on 10 September 2020. IdReff: 86808133
Unfortunately, we are unable to approve your payment for your next subscription cycle. Because financial institutions have rejected monthly charges, Netflix cannot receive payment.
To resolve the issue, Please update your payment information by pressing the button below.
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Net flix users who have already fallen for the phishing scam are asked to change their Netflix password immediately, and contact Netflix about the necessary steps they should take.