The LeakedSource API is a data filtering tool for detecting user profiles that may have been hacked and posted to leaked databases. It is a security solution for protecting the individual profiles and transactional data of customers that have subscribed to a company’s online services. The API returns JSON responses to all HTTP requests. LeakedSource currently restricts the API’s access to large corporate organizations.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Security and Privacy APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.