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A new scam steals your Netflix account via email

2019-09-28T00:16:56.862Z

If you receive an email that looks like Netflix and asks you to verify your personal service information, beware: it is most likely that it is a new scam



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If you receive an email that looks like Netflix and asks you to verify your personal service information, be careful: it is most likely that it is a new scam that can leave you without your account.

The National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE) has warned on Friday of the detection of an email campaign that supplants Netflix , the video on demand platform to redirect the victim to a fake page that pretends to be legitimate and steal the data Personal and banking.

Through a statement, this technology center based in León needs to be affected by any user who is a Netflix customer and has provided their personal and bank details on the fraudulent website.

To those who have received an email of these characteristics, have accessed the link and provided their personal and bank details (card number, expiration date and security code), they are advised to contact their financial institution as soon as possible to inform them of what happened.

The emails detected in this new malicious campaign that supplant the identity of Netflix are identified because they carry the following subject: "Update your payment information" .

The content informs the user that an error has occurred when making the charge related to the payment of the monthly subscription service fee offered by Netflix.

To remedy this alleged incident, the user is asked to access the link provided in the email. Once you click on that link, you will be redirected to a form in which you must provide your personal information and those of your credit card.

After entering the data and pressing the "Update payment method" button, the fraudulent website that pretends to be Netflix shows a message to the user indicating that he must enter the confirmation code that he will receive by SMS to give the process more credibility.

According to the criteria of The Trust Project

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