Chester Wisniewski writes:
On Monday, Mozilla, the developer of popular open source applications like Firefox and Thunderbird, announced that a database containing usernames and password hashes belonging to users of addons.mozilla.org had been posted publicly by accident. If you registered for an account on addons.mozilla.org and you are one of the 44,000 users who might have been affected by this accidental disclosure, you already should have received an email notification from the Mozilla security team.
Is this simply another story of data leakage in a sea of lost usernames and passwords? Not exactly.
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