Protect yourself and your money

Be fraud aware and cyber safe: Prevent phishing, smishing and other scams 

For most of us today, using our phones, tablets and laptops to bank, shop and travel has become second nature. It’s convenient, fast and available 24/7. No wonder fraudsters and cyber thieves take advantage of any opportunity to steal your money, data and identity. How can you prevent it?

At UBS, we know how important it is to exercise caution with both your online and offline activities. That’s why we’ve provided a wide range of actions you can take every day to help you protect yourself and your loved ones. When you’re armed with knowledge and awareness, the fraudsters are no match for you.

Fraud prevention quiz

Cyber threats are real

Data breaches rose 68% in 2021, the highest total ever1

43% of cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses2

3.1 billion

spoofed e-mails are sent every day3

$330 million

Consumers lost $330 million in 2022 to text message scams4


Fraud has many faces

Hackers and cyber thieves attempt to commit fraud using a number of sophisticated tactics. Here is what you should look out for both online and offline.

Cyber fraud

As cyber threats evolve, we need to evolve how we manage our information to stay ahead of cyber attacks. Whether through e-mail, text messages, phone calls or malware, knowing the common techniques is key.

Check fraud

Check fraud is currently the most frequent type of payment fraud. Fraudsters are increasingly intercepting checks and altering them for deposit into fake accounts, issuing counterfeit checks with your account information and taking your personal information to steal your identity.

Identity the

Identity the happens when someone uses your personal or financial information without your permission.

Six steps to stay cyber safe

How UBS helps to protect you

Protecting our clients, their assets and data is our most important priority. UBS teams of specialists work day in and day out to safeguard your financial assets and personal information.

Stay informed. Stay safe.

3 cyber scams you should know about

You may have taken basic steps to protect yourself online, but don’t get lulled into a false sense of security: Scammers and cyber thieves come up with new ways to steal your data, identity and money every day, and are showing no sign of slowing down.

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