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New Netflix phishing scam has a clever way of appearing legitimate

July 29, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Spotted by researchers from cloud office security company Armorblox, the phishing email claims to come from Netflix Support and warns that there’s been a verification failure of the monthly billing process. Recipients are asked to update their information via a link in the email, or their subscription will be suspended.

What’s different about this scam is that clicking the link directs people to a working Captcha that looks as if it’s part of Netflix’s site. Designed to identify whether someone is human or a bot, the forms populate the internet and in this instance act as reassurance that the site is genuine.

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