Mozilla launches Firefox Monitor, its ‘Have I Been Pwned’ clone



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Mozilla today announced the launch of Firefox Monitor. This free service, which Mozilla has been testing since this summer, informs individuals when their details have been part of a data breach. Firefox Monitor is the product of a partnership with Troy Hunt, creator of ‘Have I Been Pwned,’ and relies heavily on the site’s API endpoints to work. The way it works should be familiar to anyone who has used Hunt’s site. Users provide their email addresses which Firefox Monitor then compares against a list of existing data breaches, informing them if their data has already been exposed. Much like…

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