How to protect yourself from smishing
Never give your full Online Banking PIN, full password or card reader codes to anyone via text
Do not phone the number included in the message, as fraudsters will try to trick you into giving away personal information
Be cautious when clicking on links. Our text messages may contain links to our websites, but, like our emails, never link to pages that ask for any online banking or full card details.
If you have already clicked on a link, it is advised to run a scan with your antivirus software to check your device for any malicious software.
Keep your phone's operating system up to date
Reporting a smishing text
If you think you have been targeted by a smishing scam, let us know. We will never ask you for your full PIN and full password by text or email.
Forward any suspicious texts referring to Ulster Bank to the number 88355.
This is not a premium rate number. Standard network rates apply, please contact your network provider for more information on charges.
Contact us and report fraud on bank accounts, credit cards and report suspicious calls or emails.