Bank of Ireland warns customers on holiday to be extra vigilant for fraud

Take a minute to put these dedicated 24/7 emergency contact numbers into your phone before you start your holiday   Report lost cards or suspicious activity quickly – Bank of Ireland’s fraud team is available 24/7 by calling 1800 946 764 (ROI) or + 353 56 775 7007 when calling from everywhere outside Republic of Ireland, Great Britain and Northern […]

Bank of Ireland warns about false articles online

“No company should be generating advertising revenue from criminals – social platforms really need to step up and crack down.” Bank of Ireland is warning about an increasing number of false articles appearing online designed to defraud consumers through fake financial products, investments or cryptocurrency schemes. The articles appear like news articles from genuine media […]

“Adopt the Zero Trust Principle – Never Trust, Always Verify”

Bank of Ireland research reveals that fraudsters are contributing to the stress of the nation with over 68% of those surveyed worried about being targeted by online fraudsters. Increase in people receiving a fraudulent email, text or call – from 55% to 61%, 2020 to 2021. Cybercrime expert Professor Mary Aiken advises: “We need to adopt the ‘Zero […]

Bank of Ireland warns of ‘unprecedented spike’ in fraud

‘Phishing’ sites, double in one month – up to 20 new fraudulent sites appearing per day Highest ever number of new ‘phishing’ sites recorded this week 184% increase in number of customers targeted by fraudsters to date in 2021 Bank of Ireland has issued a warning to the public advising extra caution around fraudulent text […]