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Scam targeting NETFLIX users wants your credit card information

Scam targeting NETFLIX users wants your credit card information:

  • The scam asks users for their login information.
  • After Netflix customers have provided their information on the fraudulent website, they are re-directed to the actual Netflix homepage.
  • MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – SEPTEMBER 12: General view during a press conference with Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, to announce the Netflix service in Mexico at the St. Regis Hotel on September 12, 2011 in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • After providing the information a second screen appears asking for the following information: Name on credit card Card Number Card Expiration Date Card Security Code Social Security Number
  • Augusta police say Netflix subscribers are receiving emails asking them to update their personal membership information and that people should NOT respond.

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Officials warn of new scam targeting NETFLIX users, that is duping thousands of customers.

@10NewsWTSP: Scam targeting NETFLIX users wants your credit card information:

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Officials warn of new scam targeting NETFLIX users, that is duping thousands of customers.

Augusta police say Netflix subscribers are receiving emails asking them to update their personal membership information and that people should NOT respond.

Fire Eye Labs, an internet cybersecurity company, says the scam is part of an active campaign to obtain personal and financial information across the country. The scam asks users for their login information.

After providing the information a second screen appears asking for the following information:

Name on credit card

After Netflix customers have provided their information on the fraudulent website, they are re-directed to the actual Netflix homepage.

The phishing email looks realistic and uses legitimate servers that were compromised, so security software may not protect you.

Scam targeting NETFLIX users wants your credit card information

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