What to do if your email is found on the Dark Web

What to do if your email is found on the Dark Web

The dark web is 99% of the Internet we can’t access from the browsers we’ve got. Regularly used by hackers and black hats, any information available out there is not safe. And if you are unfortunate enough to have your email exposed on the dark web, you need to be a little concerned.


Seriously? Yes, if any of your information, whether public or private, is listed on the dark web, it can damage your online privacy.


Emails are a major part of our online life as it is almost always used as a gateway to access several web services. These web services can include social media profiles to online bank accounts. Therefore, in the event you find your email address on the dark web, here’s what you need to do:


See: Dark Web hacker selling 126M accounts stolen from new data breaches

Step #1. Relax, Email is none of a SECRET!


Email IDs are hardly secret, you give it to any loyalty program you signup for. Relax, don’t panic about the email. The average person knowing your email can only fill up your spam folder. But, the bad guys rolling across the dark web can cause you problems so keep following the todos:


Step #2. SCAN Your Computer and secure your Browser


Scan your computer with an authentic antivirus to make sure it is not compromised and your data on the dark web ..