Phishing Email: Subject = Your Netflix Membership is on hold

November 9, 2017

by UNH Information Security Services

UNH IT has received reports of a phishing email that is targeting UNH users and attempts to obtain user's credentials via a fake Netflix log in page.

The subject of the email is " Your Netflix Membership is on Hold" and the email is sent from <Netflix <secure@>>


Email Text

(links in the email text have been removed and are underlined here for reference)

We recently failed to validate your payment information we hold on record for your account, 
therefore we need to ask you to complete a brief validation process in order to verify your billing and payment details. 

Click here to verify your account 

Failure to complete the validation process will result in a suspension of your netflix membership. 

We take every step needed to automatically validate our users, unfortunately in this case we were unable to verify your details. 

This process will only take a couple of minutes 
and will allow us to maintain our high standard of account security. 

Netflix Support Team 

This message was mailed automatically by Netflix during routine security checks. We are not completely satisfied with your account information and required you to update your account to continue using our services uniterrupted. 

If you received this email, please delete it.

If you entered your UNH credentials after clicking the link in this email, please call the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242 for immediate assistance.

If you entered any other credentials, change your password for any personal account using that password, including your Netflix password, and contact Netflix if you have issues with your Netflix account.

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