The email security firm MailGuard has intercepted an email that claims to be from the popular streaming service Netflix. This new email appears to be from Netflix and states that the user’s “billing information has been modified,” attempting to trick the recipient into clicking a link to a fake version of the Netflix help center to complete “missing information.” The email threatens that the recipient’s account will be suspended if they do not follow the instructions. Some notable differences from official Netflix emails are that legitimate messages from Netflix do not start with: “Hello from Netflix Help Center” and that there are several spelling and grammar errors in the body of the email. The attackers are hoping to get login credentials and credit card information from unsuspecting victims with this new scheme.
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