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  1. Question: Does HIBP check user ids as well as email address?

    Some websites use userids instead of email addresses. Are userids checked the same as email addresses?

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  2. Use certificates that specify OCSP Must-Staple

    The Qualys SSL Server Test shows that haveibeenpwned.com uses certificates that do not specify OCSP Must-Staple. When you replace these certificates near their expiry date, please get certificates that specify OCSP Must-Staple. Scott Helme has a good article on why OCSP Must-Staple is important.

    https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=haveibeenpwned.com
    https://scotthelme.co.uk/ocsp-must-staple/

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  3. Drop support for weak cipher suites

    The Qualys SSL Server Test shows that haveibeenpwned.com supports weak cipher suites for TLS 1.2. Please drop support for these to make haveibeenpwned.com even more secure.
    https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=haveibeenpwned.com

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  4. A search for xyz@gmail.com and xyz@googlemail.com should return the same

    Since user@gmail.com is the same address as user@googlemail.com the returned data should also be the same, currently you'd have to enter both addresses.
    Some users might not even know about this.

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  5. HOSTINGER.COM HAD A DATA BREACH

    I’m not lying, I got an email from them. Here is the blog post about it:
    https://www.hostinger.com/blog/security-incident-what-you-need-to-know/

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  6. Provide the count of breached accounts on a domain

    As part of the API, provide the count of breached accounts on a domain in a time window. I realise that for the domain search, users need to prove ownership of the domain before receiving the list of breached emails, which certainly makes sense. If the count of breached accounts on a domain isn't deemed too sensitive to disclose, this would be useful in third party risk monitoring applications which could then display "50 accounts with emails on your domain @domain.com have been breached in the previous 3 years" for example.

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    I’m declining this one simply for the reason you’ve already highlighted: it’s too sensitive. For example, you could restrict the range to the time of the Ashley Madison data breach, feed in the domain of a small company and start to draw some pretty sensitive conclusions. As it stands, domain owners can already derive this info so there’s way more risk than upside to this one.

  7. Normalize all searches to lower case

    I sometimes capitalize portions of my email address.
    After checking the same email address twice - one time all lower case and another using some upper case - I got different results!

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  8. api call

    Hi i want to ask about API,

    i try to call the API via $.ajax and send the hibp-api-key by header, i checked the hibp-api-key at RequestHeader and its correct
    and i get this message in the console
    readyState":0,"status":0,"statusText":"NetworkError: Failed to execute 'send' on 'XMLHttpRequest': Failed to load

    can you help me?

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  9. Version Pwned Password API

    Can you version the "Pwned Passwords" API v2 to reduce the confusion with https://haveibeenpwned.com/API/v3#APIVersion please?

    Can the "Pwned Passwords" API endpoint also specify which release of https://haveibeenpwned.com/Passwords is used within its URL?

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    At this stage there’s no plan to version the Pwned Passwords API an it’ll continue to run independently to the APIs for searching breaches.

    See the “last-modified” response header on the API if you’re looking to identify when the data is current as of.

  10. Can I have my account show up normally- like no breaches found, since I opted out accidentally

    Can I have my account show up normally- like no breaches found, since I opted out accidentally ?

    I am not sure where to post this but I want it like that

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  12. Provide Delta files between versions of the Password DB for offline mirror updates

    for offline mirrors it is important to be able to stay up to date - dropping the index and whole db only to reimport all 550M entries is a long time - for local offline copies the # of breaches may not be important but the new hashes are - can you provide delta files of the newly added SHA1s only for easier updates?

    Love using the service btw!

    would also keep your bandwith lower for people only needing the new stuff by downloading smaller files

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  13. Insert Breach's "Permalink"

    Can you please insert the breach's "Permalink" returned by the API?

    For example, include "Permalink" : "https://haveibeenpwned.com/PwnedWebsites#Adobe" similar to the existing key/value pair of "LogoPath".

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  14. Domain Search Email Validation Not Working

    I'm not receiving emails while attempting to validate my ownership of a domain. We're using Office 365 and the email doesn't appear to be getting caught by the spam or phishing filters.

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  15. Allow User Submissions

    Please allow users to submit pwnd passwords.

    I just had Google notify me that someone tried to log in with my password from Java Indonesia, yet this password is not in the pwnd password list.

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  16. More Info Needed

    A community board for questions.
    I'd like to know how my email was caught up in a breach on a website I never went to.

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  17. Don't use Gravitar

    On a website that helps people mitigate the impact of losing private data you prevent use of avatars without signing up to an arbitrary third party with whom users may have no previous relationship and certainly no reason to trust. This feels strangely at odds with the core ethos of your website.

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  18. Add searching by username

    If leaks contain usernames and passwords, wouldn't it be important to be able to find out if one of your usernames has been compromised? Or do emails always accompany the passwords?

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    Assuming you mean usernames that are user-chosen strings as opposed to email addresses, this functionality existed in HIBP for a while but was later deprecated. Usernames in this form are not uniquely identifiable, often don’t exist at all (email addresses are used instead) and most importantly, can’t easily be parsed out of a large dump with a regex like email addresses can be. So in summary, low value and high effort.

  19. Fix your SMTP server records in DNS (reverse lookup not working).

    Fix your SMTP server: the SMTP server you are using to verify domains does not have a reverse lookup address, so emails are either rejected or marked as spam by any server that is well configured.

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  20. consider social security numbers?

    What potential is there to provide data on SSN that have been exposed in a breach? This seems much more borderline dangerous, but curious about of you've given any thought and the problems / possibilities you see.

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