Netflix Email Scam Hits Millions of Subscribers

Nov 07, 2017

Netflix Email Scam Hits Millions of Subscribers

BY Chris Brunau

Cybersecurity

Nearly 110 million Netflix subscribers are the target of a new phishing email scam. Users are receiving an email notifying users to update their account to avoid suspension. They are directed to a fake Netflix landing page prompting them to enter billing information.

As we found in our State of the Channel Ransomware Report, email phishing scams are one of the most common tactics used by hackers to gain access to your files and information.

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Netflix provides further steps for users to keep their account secure and reminds users the company will never ask for any personal information via email.

To learn more about how you can spot a phishing email scam, check out our recent blog post on the topic. For more information and real-life examples of scams and a cybersecurity checklist, download our eBook: The Essential Cybersecurity Toolkit for SMBs.

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