Your Netflix account has been suspended Scam

Your Netflix account has been suspended

Your Netflix account has been suspended” is very malicious code that has the characteristics and behavior of a Trojan horse. Users infected with “Your Netflix account has been suspended” may experience unusual system errors but in most cases, the malware will perform its malicious activities in stealth.

Your Netflix Account Has Been Suspended

Your Netflix account has been suspended” can attack your PC secretly and can hide deep inside the OS for an indefinite period of time without showing any visible signs that can give its presence away. One of the worst things that this Trojan can do is open security holes in your system by blocking your existing antivirus program or exploiting outdated software and OS weaknesses in order to invite other viruses and more advanced Trojan-based infections.

The Your Netflix account has been suspended Scam

The creators of the “Your Netflix account has been suspended” Scam may use it to steal any kind of information from your machine and send it to remote servers. They may also use the Trojan to establish remote access to the entire computer and secretly disable the current protection features in order to render the device much more susceptible to external or internal assaults of any kind.

SUMMARY:

NameYour Netflix account has been suspended
TypeTrojan
Detection Tool

Please follow all the steps below in order to remove Your Netflix account has been suspended!

How to remove Your Netflix account has been suspended

  1. First, click the Start Menu on your Windows PC.
  2. Type Programs and Settings in the Start Menu, click the first item, and find Your Netflix account has been suspended in the programs list that would show up.
  3. Select Your Netflix account has been suspended from the list and click on Uninstall.
  4. Follow the steps in the removal wizard.

What we suggest you do first is, check the list of programs that are presently installed on the infected device and uninstall any rogue software that you find there:

  • From the Start Menu, navigate to Control Panel ->>> Programs and Features ->>> Uninstall a Program.
  • Next, carefully search for unfamiliar programs or programs that have been installed recently and could be related to Your Netflix account has been suspended.
  • If you find any of the programs suspicious then uninstall them if they turn out to be linked to Your Netflix account has been suspended.
  • If a notification appears on your screen when you try to uninstall a specific questionable program prompting you to just alter it or repair it, make sure you choose NO and complete the steps from the removal wizard.

Remove Your Netflix account has been suspended from Chrome

  1. Click on the three dots in the right upper corner
  2. Go to more tools
  3. Now select extensions
  4. Remove the Your Netflix account has been suspended extension
  • Once you open Chrome, click on the three-dots icon to open the browser’s menu, go to More Tools/ More Options, and then to Extensions.
  • Again, find the items on that page that could be linked to Your Netflix account has been suspended and/or that might be causing problems in the browser and delete them.
  • Afterwards, go to this folder: Computer > C: > Users > *Your User Account* > App Data > Local > Google > Chrome > User Data. In there, you will find a folder named Default – you should change its name to Backup Default and restart the PC.
  • Note that the App Data folder is normally hidden so you’d have to first make the hidden files and folders on your PC visible before you can access it.

How to get rid of Your Netflix account has been suspended on FF/Edge/etc.

  1. Open the browser and select the menu icon.
  2. From the menu, click on the Add-ons button.
  3. Look for the Your Netflix account has been suspended extension
  4. Get rid of Your Netflix account has been suspended by removing it from extensions

If using Firefox:

  • Open Firefox
  • Select the three parallel lines menu and go to Add-ons.
  • Find the unwanted add-on and delete it from the browser – if there is more than one unwanted extension, remove all of them.
  • Go to the browser menu again, select Options, and then click on Home from the sidebar to the left.
  • Check the current addresses for the browser’s homepage and new-tab page and change them if they are currently set to address(es) you don’t know or trust.

If using MS Edge/IE:

  • Start Edge
  • Select the browser menu and go to Extensions.
  • Find and uninstall any Edge extensions that look undesirable and unwanted.
  • Select Settings from the browser menu and click on Appearance.
  • Check the new-tab page address of the browser and if it has been modified by “Your Netflix account has been suspended” or another unwanted app, change it to an address that you’d want to be the browser’s new-tab page.

How to Delete Your Netflix account has been suspended

  1. Open task manager
  2. Look for the Your Netflix account has been suspended process
  3. Select it and click on End task
  4. Open the file location to delete Your Netflix account has been suspended
  • Access the Task Manager by pressing together the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys and then selecting Task Manager.
  • Open Processes and there try to find a process with the name of the unwanted software. If you find it, select it with the right button of the mouse and click on the Open File Location option.
  • If you don’t see a “Your Netflix account has been suspended” process in the Task Manager, look for another suspicious process with an unusual name. It is likely that the unwanted process would be using lots of RAM and CPU so pay attention to the number of resources each process is using.
  • Tip: If you think you have singled out the unwanted process but are not sure, it’s always a good idea to search for information about it on the Internet – this should give you a general idea if the process is a legitimate one from a regular program or from your OS or if it is indeed likely linked to the adware.
  • If you find another suspicious process, open its File Location too.
  • Once in the File Location folder for the suspicious process, start testing all of the files that are stored there by dragging them to our free online scanner available below.
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    • If the scanner finds malware in any of the files, return to the Processes tab in the Task Manager, select the suspected process, and then select the End Process option to quit it.
    • Go back to the folder where the files of that process are located and delete all of the files that you are allowed to delete. If all files get deleted normally, exit the folder and delete that folder too. If one or more of the files showed an error message when you tried to delete them, leave them for now and return to try to delete them again once you’ve completed the rest of the guide.

    How to Uninstall Your Netflix account has been suspended

    1. Click on the home button
    2. Search for Startup Apps
    3. Look for Your Netflix account has been suspended in there
    4. Uninstall Your Netflix account has been suspended from Startup Apps by turning it off
    • Now you need to carefully search for and uninstall any Your Netflix account has been suspended-related entries from the Registry. The easiest way to do this is to open the Registry Editor app (type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter) and then open a Find dialog (CTRL+F key combination) where you have to type the name of the threat. 
    • Perform a search by clicking on the Find Next button and delete any detected results. Do this as many times as needed until no more results are found. 
    • After that, to ensure that there are no remaining entries lined to XXX in the Registry, go manually to the following directories and delete them:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Random Directory. 
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run/Random
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/Random
    Is Your Netflix account has been suspended dangerous?

    This malicious Trojan may be used to snatch your personal or professional information and your confidential financial details including passwords, user names, credit or debit card numbers and online accounts. The purpose of such operations is to provide criminals with your details so they can use them to commit a range of illegal acts, such as theft, fraud, blackmail and even physical burglary. “Your Netflix account has been suspended” may also directly affect the operation of your computer by slowing it down, filling it with obstruct or illegal programs as well as running a variety of malicious processes that consume its resources.
    You definitely don’t have to wait for something like this to happen to remove the Trojan, though. Actually, we highly recommend you run a full system scan using a qualified removal tool or reliable antivirus software if you have a suspicion that an infection like “Your Netflix account has been suspended” may be hiding within your system. This will speed up the detection time and will help you prevent unpleasant consequences.
    As far as the actual removal is concerned, the instructions in the removal guide below and the linked automatic removal tool can be very helpful in ridding you off the malicious virus.


    How to protect yourself from Your Netflix account has been suspended?


    “Your Netflix account has been suspended” is a complex Trojan horse virus that can use different tricks to sneak inside your system. Such malware can be loaded on your machine with the installers of hacked apps or other non-reliable third-party programs. These may be distributed through fake emails and infected attachments, misleading adverts, fake pop-up messages, sketchy websites, pornographic material, torrents, peer-to-peer platforms, drive-by downloads, etc.
    As soon as it finds its way through, the Trojan may secretly launch a number of dangerous processes and tasks in the background of your system. This can not only ruin the speed and the performance of your computer but even damage the entire operating system and leave it useless. That is why we suggest that you remove the virus instantly from your computer so that significant harm is prevented.

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    Lidia Howler

    Lidia is a web content creator with years of experience in the cyber-security sector. She helps readers with articles on malware removal and online security. Her strive for simplicity and well-researched information provides users with easy-to-follow It-related tips and step-by-step tutorials.

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