Netflix scam emails hope to dupe millions of subscribers

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(CBS) -- As many as 110 million Netflix subscribers found a surprise in their email inboxes when a scam email account sent out what looked like official requests for personal and credit card information, CBS tampa reports.

In the email, the hacker sender warned users their accounts had been suspended, but when recipients clicked through, they were directed to a phishing website.

Mailguard noticed the malicious emails last week and posted a warning to its website.