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Compare SEON vs Emailage

Email intelligence is one of the msost effective methods to help spot fraud; see how Emailage stacks up against SEON in this article.

Disclaimer: Everything you’ll read in this article was gleaned from online research, including user reviews. We did not have time to manually test every tool. This article was last updated in Q1 2023. Please feel free to contact us to request an update/correction.

About Emailage

Before their takeover by LexisNexis in February 2020, Emailage was a global fraud prevention company that created a customer profile based on a customer’s email address, leading to an overall risk score that automatically triggered real-time alerts of potentially risky transactions.

Founded in 2012, Emailage found itself to be a leader in the email lookup space due to its utilization of strategic partnerships, access to proprietary data, and its machine learning technology.

Key Products

  • Emailage’s key product is its email lookup tool which helps create a more holistic profile on any customers entering/transacting on your site.
  • A risk score engine that analyses the email given to support companies in stopping bad actors from entering their site.
  • Availability for geolocation checks and behavioral analysis all based on existing transactional data.

Pros of Emailage
  • Real-time alerts through a given data point (email address).
  • Access LexisNexis Risk Solutions network which provides access to 5.9 billion digital identifiers worldwide and previous transaction data processed in 150+ countries.

Cons of Emailage
  • Emailage does not make use of live, active data meaning some of the data will be stale or outdated. 
  • Limited ability to investigate other data points such as IP addresses and phone numbers. 
  • No device fingerprinting for extra analysis.
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SEON vs Emailage Features Comparison Table




Data aggregation

IP AnalysisYesYes
Email data enrichment YesYes
Phone data enrichmentYesNo
Find user social mediaYes, checks 50+ platformsYes, limited
Device fingerprintingYesNo
BIN for transactionYesYes
Behaviour trackingYes, via custom rulesYes
User authenticationYes via cookie and browser hashNo

Risk analysis

Custom rulesYesYes
Machine learning suggestionsYesYes
Industry preset rulesYesYes
Risk scoreYesYes

Integration / deployment

API callsYesYes
Modular APIsYesYes
Custom API fieldsYesYes
Chrome extensionYes No
Manual queryYesYes
Graph visualizationNoNo
Team managementYesYes
Integration with other toolsYes, via ZapierYes only via LexisNexis


Chargeback guaranteeNoNo
Free integrationYesNo
Free supportYesNo
Free trialYesYes
Cost per monthFlexible tiered pricing based on API requests starting from €99.N/A

Where SEON Wins Over Emailage

  • SEON utilizes OSINT and data enrichment to provide live, real-time analysis of a given email address instead of relying on proprietary databases. 
  • This lookup tool can also be applied to other data points including phone numbers and IP addresses.
  • Our solutions can be applied in a modular API form, allowing you to have more flexibility with your risk management product stack.

Where Emailage Wins Over SEON

  • Similar to ThreatMetrix, if you are already using LexisNexis products then you might see value in simply adding this product to your stack.
  • LexisNexis will offer on-premise integrations for any of its products.

SEON vs Emailage Conclusion

Choose SEON if
  • You are working in an industry with lower margins with a need to maximize profits or operating in emerging markets with less existing data knowledge and require a real-time email/phone lookup tool to avoid stale data problems.
Choose Emailage if
  • You are already working with or are looking at LexisNexis products and need some form of email analysis.   

Further Reading

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Browser Fingerprinting | Data EnrichmentDevice Fingerprinting | Fraud Detection API | Fraud Detection Machine Learning | Fraud Detection & Prevention

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BIN Lookup | IP Lookup | Reverse Email Lookup | Reverse Phone Lookup | Social Media Lookup

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