Cyber Background Checks FAQs

What is Cyber Background Checks?

Established in 2019, Cyber Background Checks is a website that makes it easy to find public records and other public information about people and places online.

How can I search on Cyber Background Checks?

All you need to start a search on Cyber Background Checks is a small amount of rudimentary information. You can search using just a person's first and last name, a mailing address, phone number or email address. With a name search, other identifying information (like the person's city and state of residence) can be helpful in narrowing down results faster, especially if the name is fairly common.

Is it free to search on Cyber Background Checks?

Yes, a Cyber Background Checks search is 100% free.

Does anyone know that I'm searching for them?

Every search you perform on Cyber Background Checks is completely confidential. We never inform anyone that they are being searched.

What information can I expect to find in a Cyber Background Checks report?

As long as the information exists for a subject, you can expect to find things like:

  • Current and historical addresses
  • Any observed aliases
  • Current and historical phone numbers
  • Possible relatives and other associates
  • Possible business ownerships and assets

You will have the option to access even more in-depth public information--criminal records, social profile information, bankruptcies, etc.--via a background check through our partner, PeopleFinders, which has literally billions of public records and data for millions of U.S. adults.

Where does Cyber Background Checks get its data?

Cyber Background Checks gets its data from thousands of public records and data reporting agencies across the country. In regards to public records, there are government agencies reporting at the local, state and federal level. We obtain other publically available information--addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and so on--from professional data collecting sources.

What are public records?

Public records are any official government records that are considered available to the public. As in, they do not contain any information that is confidential. Some examples of public records are:

  • Arrest records
  • Bankruptcies
  • Liens/foreclosures
  • Property records
  • Professional licenses
  • Marriage/divorce records
  • Birth/death records

Can I remove my records from Cyber Background Checks?

Yes, you can. If you want to keep your information from appearing on Cyber Background Checks, go to https://www.cyberbackgroundchecks.com/removal.

How can I be sure the information I see is correct?

Cyber Background Checks collects, aggregates and displays public information as reported by official agencies, in as timely a manner as possible. That being said, typographical errors, misspellings, and other human errors are possible in public records. So, we always recommend double checking information you find, especially when an important decision relies on that information.

What can I do with the information I find?

The information you can find on Cyber Background Checks is intended as general information. You can use it to do things like:

  • Find old friends or estranged relatives
  • Learn more about an upcoming date
  • Check on the legitimacy of an online seller
  • Look into the tax history of a property
  • See if anyone who lives near you has a dangerous criminal past
  • And much more

You cannot use any information you may find on Cyber Background Checks to screen anyone for employment, tenancy or credit, or any other purposes as outlined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).