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Hacked Netflix accounts sold to private groups on social media!

Netflix reports that it is investigating accounts that may have been breached in order to sell their credentials at a more economical - than legal - monthly fee.

"We are aware of the situation and are investigating it," a spokesman said.

The discovery was made by Malaysian Cyber ​​Consumer Association (MCCA) which revealed that credentials Netflix accounts could be exposed to piracy.


MCCA President Siraj Jalil said illegal users probably purchased the credentials through private groups working on social media.

However, they have not yet identified how their usernames and passwords have been stolen and, from a technical standpoint, Netfix has taken excellent security measures against hackers

Netflix comes with monthly subscription levels ranging between RM33 and RM51, depending on video quality options and number of devices. "Netflix Illegal Accounts", meanwhile, are available on three subscription levels: RM10, RM18 or RM30.

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None of the options require a contract either credit card, nor can accounts be automatically renewed on a monthly basis.

Additional fees are required to ensure continuity of registration, even if the password for hacked account. If this happens, a new connection will be given.

Netflix urges users to be careful when granting their credentials to a third party and to check for signs of unauthorized activity, such as "recent viewing activity" or "device streaming activity".

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"If you see unexpected streaming activity on your Netflix account and none of your devices are stolen, we recommend changing your password to make sure no one else can access your account without your permission," the spokesman said. .

You can also sign out of all connected devices in your account to unlock any unauthorized device. "

Alternatively, users can communicate with Netflix through the Netflix app or via any phone.

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