Breach (Data Breach Search)

Identify and analyz potential data breaches and sensitive information exposures


DigitalStakeout’s Data Breach Search is a comprehensive tool designed for identifying and analyzing potential data breaches and sensitive information exposures. By utilizing a vast array of online sources and tailored search patterns, this tool offers users a dynamic approach to monitor and uncover data breaches.

Supported Selectors

  • Bitcoin Address: Track Bitcoin address transactions or mentions.
  • Credit Card Number: Detect exposed credit card numbers.
  • Domain: Identify breaches linked to specific domains.
  • Email Address: Search for compromised or mentioned email addresses.
  • Ethereum Address: Monitor Ethereum address transactions or mentions.
  • IBAN: Explore exposures of International Bank Account Numbers.
  • IPV4/IPV6 CIDR Block: Investigate activities related to IP address ranges.\
  • IPFS Hash: Search content linked to InterPlanetary File System hashes.
  • MAC Address: Locate mentions of specific MAC addresses.
  • Phone Number: Uncover potential exposures of phone numbers.
  • Social Security Number: Find compromised SSNs.
  • URL: Determine if URLs have been compromised or exposed.
  • UUID: Search for specific Universal Unique Identifiers.

Utilizing Data Breach Search

Authorization Check

Ensure compliance with DigitalStakeout Terms & MSA; unauthorized personal or abusive searches are prohibited.

  • Log In: Access your DigitalStakeout account.
  • Navigate: Go to Data Breach Search on the Start Page.
  • Enter Selector: Type in relevant information. The tool auto-detects the selector type.
  • Search: Click 'Search'. Note: Initial searches may take up to 1 minute.

Search Results

The tool displays relevant results, including breach details, source, and sanitized sample data.

  • Breach ID: Unique identifier for the data.
  • File: Original source file name.
  • Last Updated: Date of the last update to the index.
  • Source: Origin of the data exposure.
  • Sample (Sanitized): Redacted text sample of the exposure.

For full record details, contact support.

Data Source Reference

  • Tor: Hidden services on the Tor network.
  • I2P: Dark web sites on the I2P network.
  • Private Leaks: Restricted access data leaks.
  • Public Leaks: Data leaks exposed on the dark web.
  • WikiLeaks: Data from WikiLeaks and similar platforms.
  • Pastebin: Documents from various pastebin sites.
  • SSN Sites: Websites related to Social Security Numbers.
  • High-Value Sites: Websites with high-value information.
  • Decentralized Web: Blockchain-based decentralized TLDs.
  • Bot Logs with Selector: Data from viruses like Azorult.
  • Usenet: Online forum discussions.
  • Misc Data: Other relevant data not categorized elsewhere.

Best Practices

  • Authorized Searches Only: Comply with terms to avoid unauthorized or abusive searches.
  • Regular Monitoring: Proactively detect exposures with regular tool usage.
  • Specificity: Use exact and specific data for precise results.
  • Stay Informed: Keep abreast of evolving cyber threats and integrate insights into search patterns.

Breach Search FAQs

  • Update Frequency: DigitalStakeout regularly updates its database, with some time lag for data verification.
  • Database Size: Over 121 billion records as of 9/13/2023.
  • Automation: Future Scout monitor releases will feature automation for premium accounts.