Fraud & identity theft protection
When a criminal assumes your identity to take out credit in your name it can affect your own ability to access borrowing, potentially putting a stop to your important personal plans. Get fraud & identity theft protection
Our credit monitoring service allows you to keep track of changes to your credit report, alerting you whenever your profile is updated.
What is credit monitoring?As part of our credit reporting service, we continuously monitor your credit profile, alerting you via email when changes are made to your credit report. This allows you to review those changes promptly, helping you to deal with potential problems as they arise.
Can identity theft affect my credit score?
A guide to common fraud methodsData theft and ID fraud is booming and as it grows, attacks are becoming more varied and complex than ever. Keeping up with the growing list of threats can be a challenge in itself, so here is our quick guide to the most common scams you should be looking out for.
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How valuable is your data to scammers?As the world becomes increasingly connected, we are all having to become savvier about the risks of data theft. What we don’t always understand is what exactly happens to that data once it’s been stolen, how valuable it can be and how criminals trade it to push their profits higher and higher.
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The consumer data theft landscapeWe are living through an age of big data. It’s everywhere. Almost everything we do, everywhere we go and every conversation generates some form of data. It’s becoming extremely valuable and, in some cases, companies value data almost as much as money.
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How to protect yourself against fraudCybercrime is big business and we all may be at risk. In 2017, £130bn was stolen from consumers by a range of attacks including phishing, ransomware and online fraud.
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What to do if you fall victim to fraudIt’s an unfortunate fact of the modern world that we’ve all had to become much better at policing our own data security. Our personal information has become much more valuable and, as we use digital technology in every part of our lives, it is more vulnerable than ever.
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Credit fraud detectionWhen we spot activity that could be an indicator of potential fraud, we make sure you’re in the know. So for example if there is a large increase on the balance of one of your accounts, we will let you know. You can then check your account and alert your bank if the transaction is not legitimate.
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