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The dark web is a rogue part of the world wide web that you cannot access through traditional search engines and browsers. Among other things, the dark web is traditionally used for illegitimate trade of stolen personal information and is often how an identity thief would get access to your information.

IDSeal Pro-Tec searches the Dark-Web for traces of your email account or password in breached databases that were exposed in the dark web.

Note: There is no way for any company to search the entire dark web. A scan can uncover if your login credentials have been exposed in known breaches of sorts, but it is not a guaranteed detection method.

What action do I need to take if my records are in the dark web?

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How to search for your email address in the dark web?

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To see if your email address has been a part of a data breach and exposed on the dark web:

  1. Enter your email address into the search box
  2. Click Search

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How to search if your password has been detected in a data breach in the dark web?

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  1. Enter your password into the search field
  2. Click Search

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Please note: the password scan searches for your specific password in known data breaches. However – if found, it is not necessarily
tied to your specific username. For example, if you have used the password Password123!, it will most likely be found numerous times,
but it can be tied to multiple email addresses, not necessarily yours. In such scenarios, we always recommend replacing your passwords,
and choosing new, stronger passwords.

 

What action you need to take if your records are in the dark web?

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If your email address or password have been located in data breaches, change your passwords to strong/secure passwords that you have not used in the past.

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Dark Web Scanner – Mac

 

What is a dark web scan?

    • The dark web is a rogue part of the world wide web that you cannot access through traditional search engines and browsers. Among other things, the dark web is traditionally used for illegitimate trade of stolen personal information and is often how an identity thief would get access to your information.
    • IDSeal Pro-Tec searches the Dark-Web for traces of your email account or password in breached databases that were exposed in the dark web.
    • Note: There is no way for any company to search the entire dark web. A scan can uncover if your login credentials have been exposed in known breaches of sorts, but it is not a guaranteed detection method.

 

How do I search for my email address in the dark web?

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    • Locate “Dark Web” in your sidebar
    • Select “Email” and enter in your email address
    • Select “Check”
    • IDSeal Pro-Tec will provide you with the results of the scan.
      • If nothing is found, you’ll be given a “Good news!” Screen
      • If your email address has been found in a data breach, IDSeal will provide the information of the connected records and advise the next steps that you should take to help protect your information.

 

How do I search for my password in the dark web?

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      • Select “Dark Web” from your sidebar
      • Select “Password” and enter in your password
      • Select “Check”
      • IDSeal Pro-Tec will provide you with the results of the scan.
        • If nothing is found, you’ll be given a “Good news!” Screen
        • If your password has been found in a data breach, IDSeal will provide the information of the connected records and advise the next steps that you should take to help protect your information.

 

What actions do I need to take if my records are in the dark web?

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        • If you receive a results screen following a search for your email address or password that reads “Data breaches found:…”
        • Select the icon associated with the website where there is a connected data breach
        • Review the “Description” then “Recommendations”
        • You do not have to take any action on the “Recommendations”, however, following the recommendations will help to secure your information

IDSeal Guardian provides tools and resources to protect your data and identity, but it is impossible to eliminate the risk of cybercrime or identity theft entirely. Your own efforts to prevent unauthorized access play an important role, and the security of your personal information depends on your use of proper physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.