By John Smith • 28 November 2019 • 23:00
Netflix service centre
Credit: Mike K flickr
AN apparently new scam has appeared in the UK which could spread here into Spain concerning Netflix and hijacking of customer information.
A number of former subscribers to that platform have complained that once they have cancelled their subscriptions hackers have stolen their information to renew their accounts (often upgrading them) using their details but with brand new logins.
The scammers then sell the login details to others users at discounted prices and the old customers suddenly find themselves being charged on a monthly basis.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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