Useful information

The following websites explain more about online security and how to protect yourself from fraud and scams. These are external sites and, as such, we have no control over their content.

Action Fraud - The UK’s national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre. This site provides information on the different types of fraud and cyber-crime as well as tips on how you can avoid becoming a victim.

Financial Fraud Action - Information and advice to help protect yourself from fraud.

Get Safe Online - This site has been developed by the UK Government, police and various industry bodies. It offers advice on staying safe online, protecting your computer and your personal information.

Stay Safe Online - tips and resources to help protect individuals, devices, businesses, employees and customers from online attacks.

Callcredit - One of the UK’s credit reference agencies. Access your credit report and score and get identity theft protection to alert you whenever fraudulent activity is detected.

CIFAS - is the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service which offers 'Protective Registration' to individuals who have fallen victim to, or are at risk of, identity theft.

Equifax - One of the UK’s credit reference agencies. Access your credit report and score.

Experian - One of the UK’s credit reference agencies. Access your credit report and score, and get online identity protection and alerts.

Trusteer Rapport - It provides free security software to help protect you against online banking identity theft and fraud. Rapport is able to identify and remove malicious software (malware) which targets online banking, a lot of which cannot be identified by regular anti-virus products.