15 Jul [Scam Alert] Netflix “Account Suspended” Phishing Email
July 15, 2021
We have seen many versions of Netflix phishing scams, including free subscription phishing text messages and Netflix auto payment verification scams. Recently the Netflix auto payment scams have gone viral again, slightly changed: fake “account suspended” notification emails.
Scammers falsely claim that your Netflix account is suspended because they cannot process your payment. They instruct you to click on a phishing link to reactivate your Netflix account. However, all the sensitive data you enter will end up in scammers’ hands, such as your banking details, credit card numbers, or event Netflix login credetials. With it, scammers can take control over your bank and Netflix account, steal your money, and even commit other cybercrime like identity theft.
NETFLIX Your Netflix subscription suspended. Your grace period has expired. Your subscription has been suspended because we’re still unable to process your payment. We understand that Netflix is important to you, so we’re offering a one-time reactivation of your subscription for 1 days. If your payment issue isn’t resolved during this reactivation period, you won’t be able to use Netflix services. To reactivate your subscription, you need to follow the steps below:
How to Protect Yourself
- Double-check the sender’s email address. Take a closer look of the sender’s name.
- If you ever have a problem with your account or a payment, reach out to Netflix help center directly for help.
- NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to detect scams with ease! Click the button below to try Trend Micro Check for free:
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