Andrew Griffin reports:
Stolen Netflix logins are being traded across the internet — and could be leaving people’s most personal information exposed.
Numerous sites are sharing stolen logins to the video streaming site so that people can watch without paying the usual monthly fee. But since many people use the same login details for a range of accounts, those same logins could be leaving internet banking and other sensitive information easily accessible.
Thousands of different logins are easily available across the internet, and many of them are being sold through apparently legitimate outlets like eBay. Numerous listings on the site promise “lifetime” access to a premium Netflix account, for much less than the usual price.
Read more on The Independent.