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What is ClearScore Protect Realtime?

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Get powerful identity protection

Get Protect Realtime for just £2.99 a month.

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If you’ve been a victim of identity fraud, you’ll know the devastating impact it can have. As well as financial loss, you could lose hours phoning credit reference agencies, banks and fraud companies to rectify the situation. That’s not to mention the feelings of vulnerability and fear that victims often experience.

If you haven’t been a victim, you’ve been fortunate. Identity fraud cases have reached record highs and high-profile company data breaches are on the rise, often exposing people’s private information. So it’s never been more important to protect yourself.

In May we launched ClearScore Protect, a dark web monitoring service that’s free for all our users. Every three months, we scan the dark web to see if your passwords have been leaked. If your details fall into the wrong hands, we alert you, giving you valuable time to alert Action Fraud and your bank.

With ClearScore Protect, we’ll monitor one email address (the one you used to sign up to ClearScore with) every three months for stolen passwords.

We know that for some people, quarterly dark web scanning isn’t enough. After all, your information could be found on the dark web at any time. We also realise that some people would like us to search for more information than just their email address - their phone number and address, for example.

So we created ClearScore Protect Realtime, an enhanced identity protection service. With Protect Realtime, we’ll scan the dark web every day for your information, so you can take action against fraudsters sooner.

We’ll search for search for passwords associated with three different email addresses. And we’ll check for your stolen address, name, phone numbers, national insurance number and driving licence.

If you do become a victim of fraud, you’ll get live chat fraud support and a scheduled phone call service. You’ll also get the option to register for a free protective registration with Cifas, which adds additional checks to your credit report (it’s normally £25).

We hope that this service gives you extra peace of mind, in the knowledge that if your data has been exposed, you’ll know about it sooner. And if the worst happens and someone does commit fraud in your name, we’ll be there to support you.

You can sign up for Protect Realtime for £2.99 a month or save 17% by getting a year’s subscription for £29.99. You can cancel easily any time.

You can compare the benefits of Protect and Protect Realtime below:

ClearScore Protect

ClearScore Protect Realtime

Dark web scanning



Number of email addresses

Your ClearScore email address

Your ClearScore email address and two other email addresses

Data searched for


Passwords, names, phone numbers, postcodes, national insurance number, driving licence

Fraud support

ClearScore customer support

Live chat, scheduled phone call service, free protective registration (normally worth £25) if you become a victim of fraud


Free, forever

£2.99 a month or £29.99 a year. Cancel any time.

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