Firefox Monitor starts tracking breached email addresses

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Firefox Monitor starts tracking breached email addresses
« on: September 27, 2018, 09:44:00 AM »
After a summer of testing, Mozilla has formally launched Firefox Monitor, a privacy-engineered website that hooks up to Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) breach notification database.

The site – which despite the Firefox tag is open to anyone – can be used either to check an email address against known breaches, or to register for breach notification should that address be detected in future breaches logged by HIBP.

Both of these things can already be done from the main HIBP website, which begs the question: What does Firefox Monitor do that HIBP doesn’t?

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/09/27/firefox-monitor-starts-tracking-breached-email-addresses/

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