This New Netflix Email Scam Targets 110 Million Subscribers

Netflix and stay vigilant

Most Popular

Another email scam has hit the internet, and this time it's aimed at catching out Netflix subscribers.

In a similar vein to scams before it, the latest hoax targets members under the guise that the billing information attached to their account has been invalidated.

According to MailGuard, the email – which looks pretty convincing – asks account holders to update their details via a link in the body of the message.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

The site that subscribers are prompted to enter their details, including personal information and payment details, into is a fake Netflix page reportedly built on an existing Wordpress site.

The easiest way to tell if any correspondence is legitimate is to head to the streaming service's website directly in your browser and continue to your account page as normal.

We know we've said it before, but we'll happily say it again: Never click the link, guys!

Most Popular

In other Netflix news, the streaming giant has confirmed that it will no longer be working with Kevin Spacey on House of Cards' final season.

Spacey is currently seeking treatment following accusations that he made unwanted sexual advances towards Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was just 14.

In the days following those allegations, multiple House of Cards employees accused Spacey of misconduct and UK police opened up an investigation against the star over separate allegations.

From: Digital Spy