"As a regular user of the open source Mozilla Firefox
addons.mozilla.org site for browser extensions, I was somewhat
alarmed to see a report that user password and registration
information may have been publicly leaked.
"As it turns out, the risk is minimal, but it could have worse
-- a lot worse.
"Chris Lyon, director of infrastructure security at Mozilla
blogged that a database containing 44,000 addons.mozilla.org user
accounts was mistakenly left on a public server."