Daredevil hackers are on the internet implementing a high tech phishing campaign against Netflix users, hacking into their credit cards, says FireEye, a cybersecurity firm watching the hackers.
According to FireEye, hackers are sending an email to Netflix users to upgrade their membership. When the user clicks on the link, they’re redirected to the Netflix login page (phishing page), where the user logs in with their username and password. This is then managed by the hackers, redirecting the user to another page to fill out profile information, including payment details.
After filling in the details on the phishing page, the hacker then redirects the user to the official Netflix website.
While the researcher believed that the hackers are no longer active with this phishing scam, and that users might be safe; the researchers still believe caution is needed, and the user needs to be aware of these phishing scams.
There are various ways that hackers hack into a user account to steal money or credit card details. Netflix users should exercise caution when filling out such details.