WARN EVERYONE – scammers are sending out fake Public Bank SMS messages!
Please do NOT click or call if you receive any of these fake SMS messages!
Scam Alert : Fake Public Bank SMS Messages!
Whether you are a Public Bank customer or not, you may receive one of these alarming SMS messages :
If you receive any of these SMS messages, please DO NOT click on the link, or call the number. JUST IGNORE THEM, or delete them.
Note : These scams do not just affect Public Bank. In fact, all banks are affected :
- THREE Fake CIMB Bank Call + SMS Scams!
- Watch Out For The Alliance Bank & CIMB Phone Scam!
- Watch Out For This Maybank Personal Loan Scam!
Public Bank : How To Identify Fake SMS Messages
With a little help from Public Bank, let’s show you how to identify fake SMS messages.
If you spot any of these warning signs, BACK OFF and DO NOT PROCEED!
Warning Sign #1 : Grammatical Mistakes
Read the two SMS messages above, and you can easily spot numerous grammatical mistakes. A bank will never send such poorly worded messages to their customers.
Warning Sign #2 : Embedded Links
Banks will NEVER embed links (URLs) into the message. If you see embedded links, always think – SCAM SMS!
Warning Sign #3 : Wrong Links
And always check the link – www.mypbebank.cc is not the correct address for the Public Bank website (www.pbebank.com)
Warning Sign #4 : No Personal Login Phrase / Picture
To avoid phishing attacks, banks now give you a secret response (like a picture or a phrase) to confirm that you are visiting their legitimate website.
If the website you are visiting gives you the wrong picture or secret phrase, you have been tricked into visiting a fake website designed to mimic the real bank website.
You should also remember that the bank website must show you secret picture or phrase right after you enter your login, but BEFORE you key in your password.
If you are asked to key in your password without the website displaying the secret phrase or picture, you have been tricked into visiting a fake website designed to mimic the real bank website.
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