Maybank denies data breach, says probing claim of leak

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) stated it can take allegations of buyer information leak “very seriously” and is investigating the claim that there had been a person involving the lender.

The bank claimed it is “investigating if these allegations are true because Maybank has not seasoned a knowledge breach.”

“The financial institution wishes to reiterate that it emplaces sturdy cybersecurity and facts protection steps to safeguard the stability, privateness and integrity of its data and methods,” it mentioned in a statement these days.

Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil before shared a put up of a Facebook consumer with the name “Pendakwah Teknologi” who claimed that user info of just about 13 million Malaysians from Maybank, Astro, and the Election Commission (EC) web pages experienced been leaked.

In accordance to the Fb publish, a web page experienced listed facts of 3.5 million Astro subscribers, 1.8 million Maybank customers, and 7.2 million voters at 7.56 pm on Dec 25.

The leaked facts allegedly concerned the login ID, entire title, day of birth, handle, and identity card quantity.

Fahmi reported the leakage was severe as it concerned a huge amount of info and urged CyberSecurity Malaysia and the Personalized Knowledge Safety Division to probe the alleged own knowledge breaches involving the events anxious and to get motion. ― Bernama