Always keep your virus protection software up-to-date. This will help protect you against programs that attempt to install themselves onto your computer hoping to capture personal information. Anti-spyware protection is also recommended to prevent against malicious programs.
Always keep your computer's operating system up-to-date. Check regularly for the availability of security-related patches.
Always verify the bank's web site name in your browser. In Internet Explorer, look at the Address and in Netscape Navigator, look at the location in the Navigation Toolbar.
Never send e-mail that contains your personal information. This may include your address, account numbers, credit card numbers, and login credentials. E-mail is not encrypted and can be intercepted. To send us confidential information, log into your online banking account and use our Secure Message service. Never respond to an e-mail that asks you to click on a link to connect to the bank. These e-mails are scams (called "phishing" scams). We will never send you e-mail or call you asking you to provide us with personal information.
Whenever in suspicion of a spoofed, phished or fraudulent email that bares the address of Bank of Beirut please do not hesitate to send the email to email@example.com or contact our call center on
Avoid using software features that remember your password. These features provide convenience but can reveal your password to someone else using your machine.
Avoid doing your banking from a public computer (for example, a library, cafe, or airline lounge).