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Thousands of Mozilla developers’ e-mail addresses, password hashes exposed

A database glitch caused the data to reside on a publicly accessible server.

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Mozilla Warns of Accidental Leak of Developer Network Email Database

Email addresses of 76,000 members of Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) and 4,000 passwords have become publicly available because of a process failing to sanitize data properly.

Mozilla issued a warning about the incident, saying that they were informed by a web developer that around June 23 a data sanitization flaw caused the disclosure of the sensitive information about the developers.

 

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You would think Mozilla had all the security issues covered as good as they are!!!!

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Re: Mozilla Warns of Accidental Leak of Developer Network Email Database


Antus67 wrote:
You would think Mozilla had all the security issues covered as good as they are!!!!

Well, this one was an internal security issue. It doesnt appear to involve a leak of personal information, but a possible leak of their "trade secrets".

 

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