By K.Vatsala Devi
SHAH ALAM, 15 April 2021 – Malaysia’s biggest bank, Maybank has alerted its users of a scam where fraudsters have created a fake Maybank2u website, with intention of stealing customers’ banking information.
In a post on its official Twitter account, the bank warned users that the latest phishing attack – circulating though WhatsApp, SMS, and email – tricks users into logging in to the bogus Maybank website.
Users will be asked to reveal their personal details such as username, password, IC number, and contact number.
Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites.
Through the post, Maybank stressed that it would never sends SMS, WhatsApp, or email with links requesting users to log in or update their Maybank2u account.
Maybank also advised customers to always be aware and to manually key in the address of its website, maybank2u.com.my, to the browser instead of clicking on a link.
Maybank urged those who have fallen prey to the scam to reach out to the bank by contact its fraud hotline at 03-5891-4744.