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AppRiver Warns Of Netflix Phishing Scam Currently Circulating

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The security researchers at AppRiver have identified a Netflix phishing scam, hoping to capitalise on Netflix service fee hike, currently circulating.Paul Tolbert commented below.

Paul Tolbert, Email Security Specialist at AppRiver:

“There’s little doubt that Netflix is a major competitor inthe video streaming industry by a wide margin. It should also come as no surprise that cybercriminalsview their customersas prime targets for phishingcampaigns. With the recently announced Netflix service fee hike, the ever-adaptable spammershave found an opportunity to exploit the video-on-demand company.

“The campaign attempts to impersonate a Netflix account verificationemail. The email in part alerts the target/victim to a possible issue with his or heraccount. The target is then instructed to click onthe provided link in hopes to correct the error. The...(continued)

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