Hackers Target Netflix Subscribers

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(WFLA) Hackers are targeting Netflix accounts and making money by selling login information.

Andrew Solum, a Netflix subscriber from Sarasota, Florida noticed a stranger was streaming movies and TV shows from his account.

“Someone named ‘Lorene’ had created a user profile. And I’m thinking that’s really strange because I don’t know anyone named Lorene,” Solum said. “She watched some kids shows, some dramas, some TV shows.”

Sri Sridharan, with the Florida Center for Cybersecurity, explains hackers are using phishing scams and malware to get login information and then selling it on the deep web.

Once a hacker accesses an account, personal details are revealed, including an email address and a partial credit card number.

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