Logged onto my online banking yesterday and it popped up asking if I wanted to download and install this software.
Rapport strengthens your online security by ‘locking down’ the connection between your computer, keyboard and Santander internet banking. It helps stop your data going to counterfeit sites, so you can be safe in the knowledge that only you are transacting on your account.
Anti-virus software helps to stop threats, by scanning your PC and looking for suspicious files, whereas firewalls hide your computer from attackers, and helps stop criminals getting data in and out of your computer.
"Rapport doesn’t replace the benefits of anti-virus and firewall software or your unique image and phrase when accessing our internet banking – it works alongside them to provide increased protection when transacting online."
I think this is free software anyway so anyone can download.
Note: This is not a replacement for antivirus software, it runs alongside it.