This criminal tactic could spread to other entertainment platforms or through other channels, such as email
The Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (Incibe) detected a “phishing” (fraudulent emails) to the video platform Netflix through a link that is broadcast by instant messaging WhatsApp, under the promise of a free subscription and hooked to the coronavirus.
However, this criminal tactic could spread to other entertainment platforms or through other channels, such as email, Incibe warned in a statement on Wednesday. The objective is to redirect the victim to a page that pretends to be legitimate to steal their personal and / or bank details.
Once the user clicks on the link, they are redirected to a small survey and, once finished, you are urged to spread the message among your contacts in order to enjoy the promotion.
After sharing the link, you will be notified that, in addition, You have been the winner of a gift card to redeem in a supermarket or other service, and in order to enjoy this promotion you will be asked for personal and bank details.
To those who have received a message or email of this nature, accessed the link and provided their personal and bank details (card number, expiration date and security code), Incibe recommends contact your financial institution as soon as possible to inform them of what happened.
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