Oops! Mozilla left thousands of email addresses and passwords lying around (again)

Graham Cluley reports:

At the beginning of August members of the Mozilla developer community were warned that approximately 76,000 email addresses and 4,000 encrypted passwords had been left on a publicly accessible server for 30 days.

For most organisations, that would be embarrassing enough. But security screw-ups can be like buses, you can wait for ages noticing nothing, and then two come along at once.

Because Mozilla announced this week a second accidental disclosure of email addresses and encrypted passwords – this time affecting roughly 97,000 users.

Read more on HotforSecurity.com.

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