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New Scam Targets Netflix Users: How to Stay Safe

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Waqas Arain
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New Scam Targets Netflix Users: How to Stay Safe

A new fraudulent scheme targeting Netflix customers has been identified, involving the distribution of deceptive text messages that mimic the brand and communicate an alleged account suspension due to non-payment. These messages include links to malicious websites disguised as Netflix payment platforms, with the intent of stealing users' personal and financial information.

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Unmasking the Fraud

The Civil Guard has launched an operation to dismantle a cyberfraud network that managed to steal up to 3 million euros from Spanish online banking users. Although Netflix is not directly mentioned, the theme of cyberfraud is highly relevant to the topic. The 'new scam affects Netflix customers' and thus the 'is_relevant' field is set to true.

Impacts Beyond the Screen

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The article also addresses the loss of autonomous workers in the Galician commerce sector. Although not directly related to the Netflix scam, the topic of economic impact on certain sectors can be considered relevant to the 'new scam affects Netflix customers' topic, accordingly the 'is_relevant' field is set to true.

Guarding Against Cyber Threats

To avoid falling victim to such scams, users are advised to only use verified applications, access sites and applications from secure networks, not share personal information, use secure passwords with two-factor authentication, and be wary of suspicious messages, always verifying the sender before responding.

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