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Mozilla Firefox Will Warn Users When They Visit Hacked Websites

Mozilla is working on adding improved functionality to Firefox Monitor, a feature that the company rolled out in 2018 in order to let users determine if their accounts were exposed following a breach.

Using the popular service Have I Been Pwned, Mozilla appears to be ready to push things a little bit further for Firefox users, and wants to provide them with a warning whenever they load a website that has previously been breached.

As a result, the company has started testing out a new feature of Firefox Monitor in the nightly build of the browser that issues warnings when users go to a website that suffered a breach.

Users still need to head over to the Firefox Monitor database to check their credentials and determine if their accounts were exposed to hackers, but the notification displayed in the browser is the first step towards making people aware of the increased risk.

Already available in Firefox Nightly

The warning provides users with two d... (read more)
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