Firefox to collaborate with HaveIBeenPwned to alert users on data breach

HackRead reports:

Mozilla is joining hands with popular data breach notification website (HIBP) to send an in-browser alert to Firefox browser users if they are visiting a site that was previously hacked and whether their login credentials have been involved in a data breach.

“This is an addon that I’m going to be using for prototyping an upcoming feature in Firefox that notifies users when their credentials have possibly been involved in a data breach,” Mozilla developer Nihanth Subramanya wrote in his Github repository.

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