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How to bank online safely

  • The risks of online banking
  • Tips on how to avoid falling victim to bank fraud, including phishing attacks and identity theft
  • Banks rated for online security
  • Best and worst banks and credit card companies for dealing with bank fraud

What's in this guide

How safe is online banking?

Which? explains the different techniques used by fraudsters to access your bank account.

Tips to avoid phishing and identity theft

10 top tips to keep your online bank account safe from fraud, including phishing and identity theft.

Online banking security rated

How does your bank's online security measure up? We compare 10 popular banks.

Best banks for dealing with bank fraud

How do banks handle fraud claims? Which? investigates the best and worst firms.

Which? Limited (registered in England and Wales number 00677665) is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Which? Financial Services Limited (registered in England and Wales number 07239342). Which? Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 527029). Which? Mortgage Advisers and Which? Money Compare are trading names of Which? Financial Services Limited. Registered office: 2 Marylebone Road, London NW1 4DF.