Firefox will soon flag sites that have been hacked

From Engadget - November 23, 2017

Troy Hunt, the security expert behind Have I Been Pwned, confirmed the news, tweeting that "yes, we are doing some awesome things with @mozilla and @haveibeenpwned." The update is still in the early stages, but you can download it from Github, then compile and add to Firefox if you want to test it out. Bear in mind that it only works with the Developer Edition, though.

The add-on is fairly basic, for now. If you visit a site on Have I Been Pwned's naughty list, it will throw a flag stating, "You visited hacked site" It wo not stop you from entering, but it does give users an idea that, at some point or another, the site's security procedures were less than optimal.

As many people have now worked out, yes, we are doing some awesome things with @mozilla and @haveibeenpwned

Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) November 22, 2017


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