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A Netflix email scam is phishing for your credit card info – here’s how to spot it

Netflix subscribers are being targeted by an email scam, which warns their accounts are about to be suspended.

Deadline reports 110 million Netflix users have been targeted by the phishing emails that prompt them to update account information.

The subscribers are told their billing information cannot be validated and face membership suspension if a response isn’t received within 48 hours.Netflix scam

The restart membership button takes users to a fake Netflix page featuring images from hit shows House of Cards and The Crown.

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There, users are prompted to insert payment information. The screenshots shown above and below surfaced thanks to tech privacy firm Mailguard.

“Of course, this website is completely bogus and is just a mechanism for the scammers to steal the victim’s identity and credit card information,” the site wrote.

Netflix scam

If you’re one of the Netflix users who have been targeted by the scam, it goes without saying that you should ignore it.

If you receive an email that appears to be from the Netflix team, be extra vigilant before following the instructions within.

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