Don’t fall for this clever Netflix phishing email scam

Netflix phishing email scam

People are used to phishing emails from Nigerian princes and Western Union by now, but it's not only financial institutions that get impersonated by scammers. Because the average person sucks at security and re-uses the same password across many sites, login credentials for seemingly-boring things like Netflix can also reap rewards for hackers.

An alert from police in the UK details how a cunning new phishing scam is trying to steal people's Netflix account logins, both to get free binge-watching but also potentially valuable credentials. Billing details are also at risk, since users are happy to enter their credit card details in a website seemingly owned by a service they know and love.

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Don’t fall for this clever Netflix phishing email scam originally appeared on BGR.com on Sat, 22 Sep 2018 at 12:02:03 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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