ANZ has taken to Twitter to warn customers about an SMS phishing scam that has been targeting customers’ banking details.
The text message, which falsely claims to be from ANZ, asks customers to click on a link to resolve “an abnormal and high-risk Amazon purchase”.
ANZ warned customers to not click on the link and said it will never ask customers to provide their banking login details in a text message.
“We are aware of some SMS phishing ("smishing") scams currently targeting our customers and the community,” ANZ said.
“ANZ will never send you an email or SMS asking for your personal account or financial details, or for your log in details for ANZ Mobile, Phone or Internet banking.”
The bank said if you have received a hoax/suspicious email or text claiming to be from ANZ:
Do NOT click on any unexpected/unusual links or open attachments.
Delete the message from your inbox
Additionally, you should contact ANZ immediately if you have:
shared your banking details in response to a hoax phone call, email or SMS
accidentally clicked on any links or downloaded any attachments
noticed any unusual transactions on your accounts