BreachWatch

End-user guide for Keeper's BreachWatch for Web Vault & Desktop App, iOS, and Android

Overview

BreachWatch is a powerful secure add-on feature that monitors the internet and dark web for breached accounts matching records stored within your Keeper vault. BreachWatch delivers the most in-depth monitoring available to the public with a database of over a billion records while upholding Keeper's state-of-the-art, zero-knowledge security architecture.

BreachWatch alerts you so that you can take immediate action to protect yourself against hackers. Once activated, BreachWatch continuously monitors for compromised credentials and notifies you if any of your records are at risk.

User Experience

Once activated, BreachWatch will prompt the user on their device to Resolve the high risk password by changing it at the affected site and updating the corresponding record in their Keeper vault. If you Ignore the notification, then that record will be skipped on future scans until the password is reset. The user may also do nothing (deferring a response) and leave the risky password unchanged and thus still at risk.

Signing-up

Signing up is easy. From your mobile device, navigate to the BreachWatch screen and follow the on-screen prompts. You can also purchase BreachWatch directly from the Keeper Security website. After signup, BreachWatch performs a local scan of passwords that are currently stored in your Keeper vault.

BreachWatch on iOS and Android

Benefits & Features

  • BreachWatch performs unlimited security scans of your passwords on all devices.

  • Users are automatically alerted to take action if any of the passwords in their vault have been used in a publicly known breach that could leave them vulnerable to a credential stuffing attack, or an account takeover.

  • BreachWatch continuously monitors for compromised credentials. Tracking over a billion known passwords while continuously adding new information as breaches are discovered on the dark web.

  • Keeper reports the latest scan date and time as well as tracks the resolution history of every breached password for historical auditing.

BreachWatch for Web Vault & Desktop App

BreachWatch for Desktop and Web App Overview

To start your BreachWatch scan, click BreachWatch from the left navigation menu. Click Let's Begin > Scan.

BreachWatch will then scan your records and report any risks associated with them. Clicking each record listed will allow you view the steps needed to Resolve each risk. Resolving the risk requires you to change the password at the affected website. Once you have done that, be sure to update the corresponding record in your Keeper Vault with the same password.

BreachWatch for iOS

To start your BreachWatch scan, tap the BreachWatch button near the bottom of your screen. Tap Let's Begin > Scan.

BreachWatch will then scan your records and report any risks associated with them. Tap Scan Results to view your high-risk record(s). Tap each record then tap Resolve to view the steps needed to resolve the risk.

Resolving the risk requires you to change the password at the affected website. Once you have done that, be sure to update the corresponding record in your Keeper Vault with the same password.

Scan Results on iOS

BreachWatch for Android

To start your BreachWatch scan, from the left navigation menu tap BreachWatch. Tap Let's Begin and then tap the BreachWatch Scan Button.

BreachWatch will scan your records and report any risks associated with them. Tap Scan Results to view your high-risk record(s). Tap each record then tap Resolve to view the steps needed to resolve the risk.

Resolving the risk requires you to change the password at the affected website. Once you have done that, be sure to update the corresponding record in your Keeper Vault with the same password.

Scan Results on Android