Maybank fake website scams the key different is a and ɑ

Maybank假網址詐騙 關鍵在a和ɑ

Published in Guang Ming Daily on 18 April 2021

刊登于光明日报 日期2021年4月26日

In fact, one of the two URLs “maybank2u.com” and “maybɑnk2u.com” is a fake URL created by a scammer, but can you see the different?

maybank2u.com” 和 “maybɑnk2u.com” 這兩個網址,實際上有一個是詐騙人士制造的假網址,但你看得出端倪嗎?

Maybank said that today’s fraudulent methods have become more sophisticated and urge people not to click on any links provided in newsletters, emails, or social media messages.

馬來亞銀行(Maybank)表示,如今的詐騙手段已經越來越高明,對此促請民眾切勿點擊任何的簡訊、電郵、或社交媒體訊息中所提供的鏈接。

Maybank’s Facebook post pointed out that the two URLs “maybank2u.com” and “maybɑnk2u.com” are the letters “a” and “ɑ” respectively.

馬來亞銀行臉書發文指出,“maybank2u.com”和“maybɑnk2u.com”這兩個網址,其分別在於字母“a”和“ɑ”。

Maybɑnk2u.com said that “maybɑnk2u.com” is a scammer using the special letter “ɑ” to create a similar website or link to attract people to click on it.

馬來亞銀行說,“maybɑnk2u.com”是詐騙人士利用特別的字母“ɑ”,來制造一個相似的網址或鏈接,以吸引民眾點入。

The bank also pointed out that the “ɑ” in the fake URL is actually a Cyrillic alphabet.

該銀行也指出,假網址中的“ɑ” 其實是西里爾字母(Cyrillic alphabet)。

Maybank also urges customers to log in to Maybank2u account, they must manually enter maybank2u.com.my, and avoid clicking on the link provided in any message.

馬來亞銀行也促請客戶要登入Maybank2u賬號時,必須要手動打入maybank2u.com.my,並避免點擊任何訊息中所提供的鏈接。

If you accidentally click on any link and disclose your login information, please contact the bank immediately at 03-58914744.

如果不小心點擊了任何的鏈接,並洩露了自己的登入資料,請立即撥打03-58914744聯系該銀行。

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