You may have received the following email
We recently failed to validate your payment information.If you're a Netflix user, you may be used to receiving emails from the streaming giant about a new show you may like or a trailer for the next series of House of Cards.
Those emails tend to look like this:
As you can see, those emails are from firstname.lastname@example.org and feature contact details, should you feel the need to verify the authenticity of that communication.
Yesterday, I received the following email with "We recently failed to validate your payment information." in the subject bar.
As you can see, the email is from email@example.com. This is not an official communication from Netflix. It's yet another phishing attempt, looking to get your information. The typos in the body of the email are the key giveaway.
If you have received this email, just delete it. If you are unsure if your Netflix account billing information is up to date, simply log into your Netflix account and check. Do not click on the link provided in this email.
These systems are becoming more sophisticated but there are a few simple things you can do to ensure you and your data stay safe.