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The ClearScore Darkpaper: The danger of the dark web 2020

How much do you know about your security online? ClearScore's very first Darkpaper explores the UK's attitudes to the dark web and delves into consumers' experiences of online fraud.

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With online fraud cases on the rise, ClearScore's very first Darkpaper explores the UK's attitudes to the dark web and delves into consumers' experiences of online fraud.

Key findings

  • A third (33%) of people in the UK have been victims of online fraud.
  • Banking details were compromised in 58% of online fraud cases in the UK.
  • Online fraud is most likely to cost to individuals between £101 and £500, with 8% of people surveyed losing more than £1,001.
  • People in the UK are most likely to only rotate two to three passwords for their online accounts - although nearly a third (29%) have five to ten passwords.
  • A quarter of UK residents think some of their data could be for sale on the dark web, although over 55s are most likely not to know (53%).

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