We take your security seriously
Your security is top priority. But we need your help to keep you safe. So always be vigilant when it comes to your banking.
Our security pages include information to help you protect yourself. You'll also find a number to call if you think you've been a victim of fraud.
Recent news: Open SSL/Heartbleed
In response to recent media coverage about the Open SSL/Heartbleed bug we can provide a brief update for our UK customers. We take all potential vulnerabilities seriously. We have been investigating all of the global technology platforms Barclays operates to continue to ensure our customers and clients are protected and we can confirm that the technology platforms used by Barclays Retail and Business Banking customers are unaffected.
Online Banking security
We use our strongest security systems to protect your account details. Find out more about online security, including how PINsentry, free Kaspersky security software and our Online Banking Guarantee help protect you from fraudsters.
Mobile Banking security
We use advanced Mobile Banking security to help protect you and your money when you’re banking on your mobile, including one secure log-in, free security software for your phone and our Mobile Banking Guarantee.
How to report fraud
Let us know us immediately if you are or you think you might be a victim of fraud. The number you’ll need to call depends on the type of fraud involved. Our contact us about fraud page has a full list of contact details and ways to report fraud.
If you get a suspicious email that claims to be from Barclays, forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org and then delete the email straightaway.