Netflix: beware of this new scam by email and SMS that is plaguing subscribers
Author: Clark Tos
The platform ensures that it never asks for confidential account information via email or SMS.
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« Received an email or text message asking you to provide the email address, phone number, password, or payment method associated with your account? Know it probably didn't come from us ', alert Netflix on his site internet.
In a tweet published Thursday, September 29, Netflix alerted its subscribers to a practice that is currently rife with its customers. The latter have for some time been receiving emails or SMS to obtain email addresses, a telephone number, a password or a method of payment linked to the account.
An attempt to Phishing thinly disguised that the streaming platform intends to fight.
Netflix provides an email to fight against the scam
Netflix reminds that it will never ask for personal information of this type, let alone via these modes of communication.
« If the text or email links to a URL you don't recognize, avoid tapping or clicking on the link. If you have already done so, do not enter any information on the website that opened “, warns the platform. The same is true for attachments.
In addition, Netflix provides an address mail , [email protected] in order to transfer the fraudulent emails and SMS received. If you have taken one of the steps requested by the scammers, you can still change your password and those of other sites that use the same email address.