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Receive an Unexpected Netflix Email? It Could Contain Malware

By: Shannon Boyle 12/17/2018

Posted in: Scams, Phishing Scam, Netflix, Email Scam

Netflix NewDo you have a Netflix account? Don’t click on that “Update Account Now” button from a new email. A recent phishing scam is making the rounds, claiming the user’s account is on hold because Netflix is “having some trouble with your current billing information.” The fake email requests that you click to update your information in order to steal your financial and personal information.

Phishing scams look like legitimate emails, and they’re getting more sophisticated every day. However, this email has several markings of a scam and contains the typical red flags. Check out the full article to learn more.



Scams, Phishing Scam, Netflix, Email Scam

About Shannon Boyle

Shannon joined Better Business Bureau of Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT in 2018, serving as a Content Marketing Specialist for the Communications & Marketing team in Marlborough, MA. Prior to coming on board at BBB, Shannon earned her Bachelor’s in Management from Assumption College in 2018. She is passionate about volunteering within the community when given the opportunity.

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