February 25, 2009

Extra careful..

I got this email last Monday..I'm kind of worried that my account might be suspended for not replying this email within 24 hours so I immediately called Maybank and asked whether they will send this kind of email to customers. The Maybank officer asked me to delete the email and never respond to any email from maybank2u. They look real when they ask for our TAC number but actually this is their tactics to hijack your Maybank2U account details. Maybank will never ask for any verification or notification thru email. Be careful when u receive any e-mail like this:

----- Original Message -----
From Maybank Online Banking
Date Mon, 23 Feb 2009 03:30:10 +0200
Subject Dear member maybank2u,


Dear maybank2u customer,

We are hereby notifying you that we've recently suffered a DDos-Attack on one of our's Internet Banking server. For security reasons you must complete the next steps to verify the integrity of your maybank2u account. If you fail to complete the verification in the next 24 hours your account will be suspended.

Here's how to get started:

1. Log in to maybank2u online account (click here)

2. You must request for TAC online via maybank2u - your TAC will be sent via SMS to the mobile phone number you registered at the ATM.
( you can find the "request a TAC" button in the right menu of your account "Utilities" )

3. Logout from your account and close the browser.

4. When you have received the TAC (Transaction Authorization Code) on your mobile phone, Log in to our secured verification server and submit the requested information(Account user ID, password and TAC).CLICK HERE to go on our secured server.

5. Please allow 48 hours for processing.

Please comply and thanks for understanding

© 2009 maybank2u

There are fraudsters who keep sending this type of fraudulent e-mail into your Yahoo! mailbox. and they even bought a domain name similar to Maybank2U’s.

So, when you receive e-mails like this :

1. Don’t ever trust those e-mails asking you to login from the link they provided.
2. Access to the website of your bank by typing in the URL directly.
3. Most common frauds target login details of PayPal, Google Adsense, Maybank2U and other banking accounts. Many have been conned and their account stripped bare. So watch out for those e-mails, NEVER login via the links they provided.

Just be extra careful and stay conscious when you're online. Check first before you disclose any information and just call the Maybank officer for any inquiries, they are more happy to help you for any clarifications.

Thank God I called the Maybank officer before I log on to that phishing website. Some of us just not aware of this sometimes, just post this as a reminder.. ;-)




5 footprint(s):

haundem said...

sbb tu rasa mcm x mau je buat online transaction/banking ni, mcm2 kes, setkt ni masih sanggup ke pos office byr bills,plus xde buat online shopping hehe

Chem said...

mmg kena aware. aku slalu buat transactions thru maybank2u like byr bill2 seme tu. kdg2 takut jugak tetibe dapat email dari maybank n terpecaya, duit pun lesap..huhu takot.

arie:) said...

aku pun dapat gak email2 berbaur scam camni...
yg peliknyer camner diorang tau email mana yg kita registered for online banking...sbb aku pun dapat benda yg sama untuk bank 1 lagi to the correct email..amazing!

Shellsea said...

hai puan..email2 scam mcm ni jgn dilayan.dapat, delete je terus.aku selalu gak dpt email scam yang inform email kita dpt cabutan bertuah menang mcm2.haritu sekali dpt email ckp mng BMW..siap suh bg particulars lg.nasib akuni bijak, delete aje email tersebut.

Mazliza~ Aja said...

syitah-hmm kita susah nak g post ofis.buat online mmg senang,tapi risky sket klau tak hati2. Sopping online best, semenye dihujung jari saja..hehehe

chem-haah takot..aku pun tak aware mula2 psl ni.haritu dah buat half way dah instructions yang dorang suruh,nasib baik tgerak hati nak kol maybank.

Arie- tak taula..dorang ni cepatje detect online banking user..

shellsea-aku pun penah dapat email lottery camtu.volswagen pulak hadiahnye.ngarut betul.

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