It's hard to remember the login details for all of our online accounts. And while we shouldn't, many people use the same username and password combination across multiple sites. What you may not realise is that in doing this, you open yourself up to increased risk of online fraud. That's because fraudsters will often steal personal data from one site and probe other sites with those same credentials.
Enter My Identity Check, Experian's proprietary internet surveillance technology that proactively detects stolen personally identifiable information (PII) and compromised confidential data online.
My Identity Check is designed for proactive detection on an international level, breaking language barriers and uncovering identity theft across the globe. And at any point in time, the My Identity Check technology monitors thousands of websites and millions of data points. Our system alerts you if we find your personal information in a compromised position online. Our notifications allow you to react quickly and take the necessary steps to help protect yourself.
My Identity Check’s technology analyses and monitors over 600 000 web pages and queries 24 hours a day, allowing us to automatically monitor individual data being distributed illegally.
The My Identity Check service searches the dark web for personal information, including: