- Notification from Sony Bank
[Important Notice] A phishing site pretending to be Sony Bank website has been confirmed (Update as of February 20, 2023)
Update as of February 20, 2023
November 4, 2022
Sony Bank Inc.
Thank you for banking with Sony Bank.
An email pretending to be from Sony Bank has been sent to an unspecified number of customers. If you access the link in the email, you will be directed to a phishing site that pretends to be Sony Bank website.
Phishing sites and emails have become so sophisticated that it can be difficult to recognize them as fraudulent at first glance.
Please be aware of the following points:
Never enter the full 10-digit serial number on the back of your cash card.
Sony Bank will not ask you to enter the full 10-digit serial number.
Sony Bank will not ask you to enter an authentication code for any purpose other than registering to use the Sony Bank App (available in Japanese only).
The authentication code (a 6-digit number provided by automated voice message) will never be used for any purpose other than entering it into the application screen when registering to use the Sony Bank App (available in Japanese only).
- Examples of phishing sites and points to confirm
- URL of Sony Bank's official websites
If you have accessed the URL provided in the email or SMS and entered important information on a suspicious site, please contact our English help desk as soon as possible to prevent any fraudulent withdrawals from your account.