Sumitomo Mitsui Banking call for attention due to rapid increase in phishing scams October 4th 6:50


Sending messages to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation via a short e-mail on a mobile phone leads to a fake site, and the damage of so-called phishing scams that steal account passwords has increased rapidly, and banks are calling for attention.

According to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, there are many suspicious short emails and e-mails that call the name of the bank on the mobile phone from September and call "Please pay attention to fake emails and lock the equipment for safety." It is sent to the depositors of.

In either case, if you operate your mobile phone according to the instructions in the e-mail, you will be directed to a fake site and your personal information such as account number and PIN will be stolen. , Last month increased 10 times the previous month.

Because banks do not ask for account numbers or PINs via short emails or e-mails, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation asks you to never enter a number even if you receive a suspicious email.

In order to prevent the damage from becoming large, the bank has reduced the upper limit per day that can be sent via the Internet from 1 million yen to 500,000 yen.

In principle, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation calls on 0120-322-775 because damages caused by fraud and remittance of deposits are subject to compensation.