The email asks its readers to click the link, leading them to a fake Netflix homepage and prompting them to enter their private information.
An email scam targeting potentially millions of Netflix subscribers prompted a warning from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday.
According to security company MailGuard, this latest Netflix scam is scarily convincing, and account users need to be savvy in looking out for this email.
The nearly 110 million Netflix subscribers around the world may need to pay a little more attention than usual to their emails over the next few days.
Netflix says subscribers who wonder whether emails are really from the streaming service can go to netflix.com/security for information. Netflix issued a statement to Today in response to the scam, saying it takes account security seriously and works proactively to keep member accounts safe.
ILLINOIS (WAND) - A phishing scam looks to make Netflix users give up personal information.
The well-designed, individualized fake email convinces customers to update their account information to avoid suspension.