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Netflix Users Being Targeted In E-mail Phishing Scam

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Netflix users are being cautioned to be careful with emails claiming to be from Netflix.

A KDKA viewer received an email saying their subscription had been suspended.

However, things like the accent mark below the 'N' in Netflix and the e-mail address being from 'Microsoft Online' are both telltale signs of a phishing scam.

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Scammers have tried to get people to provide their credit card numbers, or sometimes even their social security number.

The best bet in these situations is to delete the e-mail.

You can always check your account information to be safe.

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