Fraud and security essentials

Find out how to report unusual activity on your account and get advice on protecting yourself from fraud

How we protect you

You're protected by our global security network and advanced security technology

We're working to protect you online.

Read about the set of initiatives we have in place to protect your money from financial crime.

Find out more about APP scams and the voluntary code we've signed up to, in order to help prevent them.

Find out more about how we protect you and when we might contact you.

Find out more about different types of scams

Do you know the difference between Phishing and Vishing? Learn how to spot a scam

Got an unusual text from HSBC or another organisation? Don't tap, don't call, don't reply.

Find out more about fake emails.

If you get an unexpected phone call about your money, it could be a scam.

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HSBC is a founder sponsor of Get Safe Online, a joint initiative between government, the police and businesses.

Take Five offers straightforward advice to help everyone in the UK protect themselves against financial fraud.

Cyber Aware is a government campaign designed to help you learn how to protect yourself online.

The Financial Conduct Authority lists unsafe firms to help you avoid being a victim of investment fraud.