MCMC has blocked: 1,471 websites; 2,871 (Facebook); 254 (WhatsApp); 13 (Instagram); 11 (Telegram); and a video on TikTok.
The regulatory body says the problem is actually greater than it seems because there are many unreported cases.
The scammer will send you a wedding invitation containing an APK file, claiming it to be their digital wedding card.
The Deputy Comms and Digital Minister said the lack of cooperation from various platforms and tech giants makes it harder to tackle this issue.
The commission says they will be taking stricter measures to combat the increasing misuse of online platforms.
The purpose of this measure is to combat online fraud through telecommunications networks, and it will be implemented gradually over time.
The email claims that the recipient has won RM270,000 cash prizes.
Teo Nie Ching, the Deputy Minister of Comms and Digital, said the directive would be implemented in phases.
Comms And Digital Deputy Minister: Almost 800,000 Cyberattack Attempts Made From 2017-2021 In Malaysia
Teo Nie Ching said this trend is widespread and a worrying situation
The Minister of Comms and Digital said the instant messaging app is 'problematic' with many scammer activities.