[Subscription][Security] Re-enter Payment Details to Upgrade to Family

Once hackers get access to my Spotify account, they will change my regular Premium subscription to Premium For Family and add strangers to my plan.

 

I will be charged $5 extra each month!

 

Spotify does NOT require to enter my credit card number to change the subscription type, which leaves the risk to users.

 

It means hackers NOT ONLY have stolen Spotify accounts, but also have stolen stored payment method to pay for family plans.

 

But in France and the UK, Spotify requires to enter the credit card number to change the subscription type to a Family plan. (free Google home mini was the reason why Spotify start asking for re-enter credit card info, but the offer has ended, Spotify no longer ask for re-enter card info...)

 

Idea: Please ask users to re-enter card number when changing regular Premium to a Family plan. Just like what Spotify did in US/UK/FR markets when free Google Home minis were giving to family owners for free. So hacked users won't be charged unauthorized money when hackers upgrading their plans to the family plan using stored payment method.

 

Updated on 2019-04-21

Marked as a new idea and edited the title slightly :)

Comments
rainbow88520
Newbie

It must be implemented. Switching plans without authorization is a violation of my right.

Rock Star 17
Rock Star 17
Status changed to: New Idea

Updated on 2019-04-21

Marked as a new idea and edited the title slightly :)

jpe6jejfadrlu9v
Newbie

Great idea

lizhe971003
Newbie

Hacker had switched my plan to family and add strangers to it

nicdal
Newbie

I am suprised that other people can use my stored payment method to pay for family plan, which is not the deal I agreed to.

Vaxis
Newbie

I received a phishing email asking for my Spotify credentials.

 

AFTER A FEW MINUTES, I RECEIVED THE CONFIRMATION SAYS "Welcome to Family" and then my email address was changed, Spotify kept charing 15 dollars per month until I contact Spotify Support to reset my password.

 

What a shame

boomfukk
Newbie

My friend's Spotify was hacked and someone changed his individual Premium to Family plan and add someone he does not recognize to the family. So freaky

laurawang615
Newbie

If Spotify puts users in danger, I will certainly not subscribe to Premium

voasarymk
Newbie

It is a major step for security. Spotify please implement it!

januskung
Casual Listener

My friend's account got stolen and after he reset the password via Spotify Support, he founds strangers in his family.

 

So horrible