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Netflix Urges Irish Users To Watch Out For Scam

Nelius Stackpoole
Nelius Stackpoole

04:02 31 Jan 2019


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Netflix users are being urged to be wary and watch out for any scams which are doing the rounds at the moment.

The scam in question is an email that tells you your account has been suspended. If you click on this, the email will send you to another site that takes your personal information and can even take your bank details.

Experts have come out to say that the message in question is fake, and are encouraging people to report it and NOT click any links.

Email security service MailGuard uncovered the scam and said in a statement: “There are several grammatical and spelling errors within the body, such as the bolded ‘suspeneded’. Spacing errors are also present throughout the email.”

Meanwhile, Netflix said:

"We take the security of our members' accounts seriously and Netflix employs numerous proactive measures to detect fraudulent activity to keep the Netflix service and our members' accounts secure.

"Unfortunately, scams are common on the internet and target popular brands such as Netflix and other companies with large customer bases to lure users into giving out personal information.

"Members who want to learn more about how to keep their personal information safe against phishing scams and other malicious activity can go to netflix.com/security or contact Customer Service directly."


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