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Photos: Sophisticated email scam threatens #Netflix users

Netflix users have been warned of a new email scam claiming their accounts have been deactivated.

The email, which began infiltrating Australian inboxes on Monday, directs the user to a fake Netflix 'sign in' page, where they are encouraged to update payment details and personal information.
The email threatens to delete subscribers' accounts permanently if they don't hand over their details. 'We've temporarily suspeneded [sic] your account due to some issues in the automatic verification process,' the email reads. 'We will provide you with all the steps you need to unlock your account. Please follow these instructions after you click on the link below.'
The malicious sender displays the name 'NETFLlX' with a lower case 'L' to replace the 'i'. The link provided resembles the real Netflix 'sign in' page. Cybercriminals have gone to painstaking lengths to duplicate the original page by using the same colour scheme, logo, fonts and popular covers of shows and movies.
Web and email security service MailGuard was the first to detect the scam.
They have warned Netflix subscribers to be wary of the spelling and spacing errors in the email.
The email, which began infiltrating Australian inboxes on Monday, directs the user to a fake Netflix 'sign in' page, where they are encouraged to update payment details and personal information (pictured) 
The website purporting to be Netflix has gone to painstaking lengths to duplicate the original 'sign in' page. 



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