This SMS is Not from Maybank
Date : 16 February 2016
Reported by : WebMaster
Category : News
Cybersafe Awareness 2016 : This sms is not generate from maybank
some of the malaysian received a sms claim from maybank and also in the messages contains a link claims from maybank
as stated in the below picture
|Phshing SMS claims from Maybank|
The scammers use the general number 66628. they include the fake maybank link address in the sms.
As of more malaysia is using smartphone. so they will just click straight from the sms to know what is the urgent info that maybank want to tells out.
so for a safety step in online banking or to get any info regarding online banking, It is better and safe for us to do it manually.
1. Open Web Browser.
2. Manually type the bank url that we recognized. example if maybank we know the link is www.maybank2u.com.my ! not as the stated above in the sms which it used maybank2u-my.com
try to confusing users.
so be aware. any transaction for money / online banking, make sure we do it manually. dont just simply clicks any link get from sms, whatsapp, telegram or email.