After gaining access to the social media account, OurMine sent a series of mocking tweets from the online media firm's account, boasting about the inadequacies of cyber security.
"We are here to prove this," the hackers said in one tweet.
The tweets were deleted in less than 10 minutes according to reports by Reuters.
We know security is very important, here are some ways to make sure your account is safe: https://t.co/OH1jPYCZMU *SC— Netflix CS (@Netflixhelps) December 21, 2016
Having been alerted to the attack, Netflix responded on Twitter: "We're aware of the situation and are working to get it resolved."