In March 2023, Google reported major updates to its Google One software, and one of the most anticipated features was “Dark web report», which allows us to visualize and research whether our data is likely floating around on the deep web.
This system helps scan the dark web to get your information like name, address, email, phone number and social security number. If something matching is found, you will be notified.
By enabling dark web reporting, you can provide the information you want to monitor within your monitoring file, and Google will take care of the rest. In addition to results that match your personal information in the monitoring file, you can also obtain additional relevant information that may have been found in data breaches.
- Access to one.google.com Or to the app if a mobile device is previously signed in to your Google Account. Notice that among the central options appears ‘Dark web report‘. Click Test Now to start the analysis.
- After that, it will also direct you to a section to check if your Gmail and its emails have been leaked.
- After a few seconds, it will return a summary of the results. If your email or username appears on the dark web, you’ll be able to see more details When did this hack happen, what data was leaked and whereIn addition to a series of safety and protection recommendations.
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