NEW YORK – On March 29, 2018, athletic wear company Under Armour® has announced that an unauthorized party gained access to the data tied to its free smartphone app, MyFitnessPal. The data breach, which took place late February 2018, affected approximately 150 million user accounts.
Account data which is related to the breach includes users:
- Email addresses
- Hashed passwords
The company is urging its users to update and change passwords for any other account on which the same or similar information used, review other accounts for suspicious activity and to be cautious of any unsolicited communications and suspicious emails requesting information.
This breach has been added to the list of data breaches to date including nearly 7 million documented breaches.
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