Warning: For those with a Netflix account, there is a phishing website made to resemble Netflix that is attempting to steal personal data off of your computer. The website, www.netflix.afta3.com, was made to resemble the login page of Netflix.
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When you "sign in" with your Netflix credentials, it not only steals them, but also produces a message saying your account has been suspended, referencing an 800 number you can call for support. This is NOT the official hotline of Netflix, and if you call them they will try to convince you to download "Netflix support software." With this software, they can then remotely access your PC and, while trying to convince you that hackers have infiltrated your computer, upload all files on your computer that look promising or important. This phishing attempt was first discovered by Jérôme Segura of Malwarebytes Unpacked, February 28th.
- By Arne Bostrom, Good Housekeeping Research Institute
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