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https // Dark Web

Even without a Google One membership at, you can run a dark web report for the email address associated with your Google Account.

To start, open Google One, go to ‘Dark web report’, and tap Set up > Start monitoring. You’ll then be able to choose exactly what information you’d like to keep an eye on including your name, address, email, password and phone number.

Get your results

If a match for the data you added to your profile is found on the dark web, you’ll see recommendations on what to do next, like reporting a stolen credit card or changing your passwords. You’ll also get notified if any of your information is found on the dark web in the future.

What’s the dark web used for?

The dark web is often associated with illegal activities, such as drug-trafficking and data breaches. However, government agencies also use the dark web to:

  • Share classified information
  • Perform other positive activities


To be eligible for dark web report, you must have a consumer Google Account. Google Workspace accounts and supervised accounts aren’t able to use dark web report.

You need a paid Google One membership to use certain features like:

  • Constantly monitor the dark web for your personal info
  • Provide results for information other than your email address
  • Notifications for new results
Feature Google One member Non-member
One-off dark web scan No Yes
User-provided personal data for dark web scanning or matching SSN (US only), name, date of birth, address, up to 10 emails, up to 10 phone numbers 1 email address (Google Account email)
Review results Yes Yes
Receive actions & guidance Yes Yes
Notifications of new results Yes No
Create & manage monitoring profile Yes No

Google One

Scan the dark web for your email address

Important: You must be signed in to your Google Account.

  1. Go to
  2. Under “Dark web report,” click Try now.
  3. Click Run scan.

How Google One protects your privacy

Keeping you safe online means protecting your information and respecting your privacy. That’s why in every product we make, Google focus on keeping your information secure, handling it responsibly, and keeping you in control.

How dark web report works

With a Google One membership, you can set up a profile to monitor the dark web so you can learn if your info is found in breaches.

You can check for data on the dark web that might be associated with your email address or other info you add to your monitoring profile. Breach results may contain information including:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Username
  • Password

Tip: Only accounts with a US billing method can add a Social Security Number to their monitoring profile.

Any information found in the breach results will be displayed in redacted form to maintain data privacy.

With the results, you can review your information and make informed decisions about how to protect yourself.

You don’t need a paid Google One membership to run a dark web report for the email address associated with your Google Account.

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