OR Firefox Monitor service of Mozilla receives the address e-mail and scans it in a library of known data breaches to see if you have been affected. A scan from Firefox Monitor will seek public data breaches dating back to 2007.
Likewise, even if it e-mail has not been breached, you can sign up to receive notification in the event of a future breach of your email address. Best of all, you do not need to use the browser Firefox to take advantage of Firefox Monitor.
How to use it Firefox Monitor
Getting started with it Firefox Monitor is a simple process. Just visit him Firefox Monitor website . You will receive an invitation to check an email address for known data breaches. Go ahead and enter an address e-mail and press the "Check for violations" button. The whole process can be done in any browser, with any address e-mail.
Once you submit an email address, you will quickly receive results showing how many, if any, data breaches there are for your address.
Now, if you want to be notified immediately of a future breach, click the "Notify me of new breach" button and you will be prompted to sign in to an account Firefox. Note that you do not need to use it Firefox to sign up for an account Firefox.
However, you will need an account Firefox if you want to sign up for ongoing monitoring and alerts. The site will guide you in creating such an account.
Once logged in, you will be taken to a breach summary page that tells you how many data breaches the account has been associated with e-mail. This page will also confirm how many emails are actively tracked for future data breaches.
You will also receive a relevant report via your email.
You're done. If the email address you entered is trapped in a data breach, you will be notified immediately. Keep in mind, however, that it may take time to detect, verify, and add data breaches to public databases. So, there may be a time lag between when the actual breach occurred and when the Firefox Monitor will notify you.
Unsubscribe from Firefox Monitor
If you decide you no longer want to join Firefox Monitor, unregistering is a fairly simple process. To do this, you need to visit its website Firefox Monitor and log in to your account Firefox.
Once logged in, you will see your profile icon in the far right corner of the screen. Click on your profile icon and you will see a drop-down menu. From the drop-down menu, click "Preferences" to open the settings for Firefox Monitor.
Just click the “Remove Firefox Monitor”, You will be asked to confirm the selection. Once you do, you will be logged out and returned to its home page Firefox Monitor. Your account at Firefox will remain active and you can login at any time.