Data breach report should search against all email addresses used in vault

Feature name

  • data breach report should search against all email addresses used in vault

Feature function

  • What will this feature do differently? Right now the data breach report lets you search by one email address. Ideally it should automatically pull all of the email addresses from your vault and search against them. I use different email addresses for each site for login – being able to quickly see if any are breached would be great.
  • What benefits will this feature bring? Convenience
  • Remember to add a tag for each client application that will be affected

Related topics + references

  • Are there any related topics that may help explain the need and function of this feature? No
  • Are there any references to this feature or function on other platforms that may be helpful? No

I’d add that it should offer a list of all emails found in the vault and allow deselecting those that the user does not want to be part of the report.

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Agreed. I’m using https://simplelogin.io/ to generate unique email addresses for every single site I use. This minimizes the # of compromises so a data breach report for a unique email address may not be huge but it would be nice to know when an address is compromised.

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Nice email solution. Thank you for sharing!
Definitely wouldn’t work to check all emails if you use that :wink:

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@imthenachoman Additional to simple convenience, this feature would also allow the date of a breach to be compared against the most recent password change. Reported breaches could then be removed from the list if the login credentials had changed after it occured.

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Moreover, Bitwarden should automatically warn whenever a password I have/an email I have is found in a new leak.

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I’m not as worried about checking against the breach date, I’d just like this feature at all. It’s a bit disappointing that all the other checks check against all items in the vault, but this one doesn’t. I’m guessing this is possible because, for instance with the “Exposed Passwords” check, all the datasets and comparisons can be done against a dataset hosted by Bitwarden or directly on the client rather than having to reach out to an external API, but does HIBP not support making a lot of requests/testing in bulk?

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A bit late to this, but I signed up purely to support this.

Voted. Apple Keychain already does this, as well as other major password managers (e.g. LastPass).

Like other users, I typically use a different email address for each website. This is an increasingly common scenario (see for example Apple’s Hide My Email).

Ideally, this check should be done periodically, without user input. An email alert would be also very useful.

Integrating with or otherwise collaborating with Mozilla’s monitor.firefox.com open source project https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/ might be a route to share the burden in maintaining a multi email breach monitoring and report system. Monitor already supports marking breaches resolved and both Bitwarden and Monitor are powered by the same source Have I been pwned.

Reports for all email in the vault is especially important if generated emails are used per account ie Generate email aliases for new logins (Implement Email Protection) - #3 by wolfgang8741 and from other existing services.

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it would be really nice if the “data breach report” tool could check all the emails in the vault.
I use an email alias for each account.
The current “data Breach report” tool is unusable for me.
Currently I use “Mozilla Firefox Monitor” to check my main email addresses. But I can’t check all my email aliases.

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Seems similar to Data breach checks on individual logins

Perhaps since it is older votes could be redirected to that.