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Cyber security

Top tips to keep your bank details safe online

  • no bank or card issuer will contact you by email and ask you to enter all your personal and financial details online - if you receive a message like this, report it to your bank, then delete it
  • if you get an email from an unknown source, do not open it and do not click on any attachments
  • make sure that your anti-virus software is up to date
  • never follow the messages from anti-virus software you encounter whilst on the internet - only follow the anti-virus instructions from the software you have installed on your computer
  • install an anti-spyware package
  • always use a firewall
  • ensure that your software is up to date

Visit our Online crime section for further advice and guidance.