Under Armour Says 150 Mln MyFitnessPal Accounts Hacked

Massive Under Armour data breach hits 150 million customers

At this point, the company believes 150 million user accounts were affected.

However, users' credit card details, social security numbers and drivers' licences have not been compromised.

Compromised personal information included usernames, email addresses and "hashed" passwords that were passed through a one-way encryption function.

This data breach is yet another excellent example of why it's so important to use unique passwords for every account login you have. Affected users are being notified via email and through in-app messaging, though the company is requiring all MyFitnessPal users to change their passwords immediately. However, its likely they may not be considered strong enough in ensuring tech businesses take full responsibility of their part in securing the private data of all their users.

It's reported that the breach happened sometime in February, and Under Armour has only recently (they were informed on March 25th) began taking steps to counter the impact the breach has had. Unfortunately, hackers have made off with the data of 150 million users. The usernames and email addresses exposed in the data breach were scrambled with an older hashing algorithm called SHA-1, making them easier to decipher.

3 reasons why Chelsea will defeat Tottenham Hotspur
On Sunday, Chelsea and Tottenham go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge in a massive game in the race for the Champions League spots. I understand his comment. "But, for sure, every manager wants to try and win a trophy".

Israel threatens to expand response if Gaza clashes go on
It argues that refugees should resettle in a future state the Palestinians seek in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza. The protest is expected to continue as the United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem around May 14.

May promotes Brexit on 'first-anniversary' United Kingdom tour
But longer-term forecasts show growth grinding lower over the next five years and lagging global rivals. Brexiteers fret that the European Union divorce is taking too long and could be reversed.

"We take our obligation to safeguard your personal data very seriously and are alerting you about this issue so you can take steps to help protect your information". You should also avoid clicking on links or downloading attachments from suspicious emails.

The MyFitnessPal website and app lets people track their calorie intake, diet and exercise routines. Still, it is probably a best practice to change your password at any other site where you re-used the impacted password.

MyFitnessPal is a food and nutrition-based application and website that was initially acquired by Under Armour for $475 million back in 2015, according to The Verge.

The company said, "We continue to monitor for suspicious activity and to coordinate with law enforcement authorities".

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Records galore as Pakistan crush Windies by 143 runs
Apr 02, 2018 - 02:24
Karachi hosted the PSL final last week, with several foreign players competing in front of a capacity crowd. Marlon Samuels , Denesh Ramdin and Samuel Badree are the most experienced players on the team sheet.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North and South Korea Set a Date for Summit Meeting at Border
Apr 02, 2018 - 01:40
Kim is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump in May to discuss denuclearisation, although a time and place have not been set. The United States reacted positively to the North-China summit , although with certain level of wariness.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lindsay Lohan's GTA V Lawsuit Dismissed by New York Court of Appeals
Apr 01, 2018 - 03:01
Reuters reports the New York Court of Appeals voted 6-0 on Thursday to toss the actress' lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive. The judge ruled that the satirical representations of "a modern, beach-going" young woman are not enough to link with Lohan.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mega Millions: $521 million jackpot numbers announced
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:00
The Mega Millions site reported that Friday's drawing took place exactly six years since a record jackpot of $656 million was won. According to the Mega Millions website, there were 2,765,128 winning tickets at all of the prize levels from Friday's drawing.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Malala Yousafzai express her happiness after returning back to Pakistan
Apr 01, 2018 - 01:50
The advocate for education expressed her huge gratitude to all those who had made her visit to her home country possible. Barkat Ali, 66, says he remembers holding Malala in his lap when she was a child in Mingora.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top OPSO celebrates Holy Thursday with Washing of Feet service for inmates
Apr 01, 2018 - 01:49
The Archbishop washed inmates' feet with water to commemorate when Jesus washed the feet of the 12 Disciples at the Last Supper. The rite, performed yearly on Maundy or Holy Thursday, commemorates Jesus Christ's Last Supper with the apostles.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Protests erupt in Sacramento over police shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark
Apr 01, 2018 - 01:45
The officer ducked back momentarily, then looked around the corner again and, shouting "gun! gun! gun!" began rapid fire. Police found Clark in the backyard and believed Clark was armed with a gun and fired, "fearing for their safety".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Matt Barber: Jesus Was 'Advocating For The Second Amendment'
Mar 31, 2018 - 07:44
Heller asserted an individual's right to bear arms, Stevens said it "provided the NRA with a propaganda weapon of huge power". Heller , "has provided the NRA with a propaganda weapon of enormous power". "Think about that.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amit Shah calls BJP's Yeddyurappa 'No. 1 in corruption,' corrects himself
Mar 31, 2018 - 07:32
The Election Commission had announced a single-phase election on May 12 for the 224-member Karnataka Legislative Assembly. The press briefing began a few minutes past 11 a.m. and at 11.08 a.m., Malviya tweeted the poll date.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Students meet with board of trustees after Howard U. financial aid scandal
Mar 31, 2018 - 07:03
President Frederick reported the findings by RSM to the Department of Education in May 2017 according to The Washington Post . The firings took place in September, 2017, and were made public Wednesday in Frederick's statement . "Not a second before".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Boy From Viral Police Photo Missing After Fatal Family Car Crash
Mar 31, 2018 - 07:03
The agency had no prior history with the family, said Norah West, a spokeswoman with the Department of Social and Health Services. Hart told police that she had spanked the child over behavioral issues. "They go to the store and back but.", Dana said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Barr, President Trump revel together in 'Roseanne' success
Mar 31, 2018 - 06:12
Unsurprisingly, ABC has opted to renew the Roseanne reboot for another season (the show's 11th, in total). Tuesday's premiere drew in 18.2 million viewers, topping that of the show's finale 21 years ago.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 100000 people to turn out for Prince Harry's wedding
Mar 30, 2018 - 05:17
In all the excitement, many people missed a subtle detail on the invitation: Markle is referred to as "Ms." instead of "Miss". She would have advised customers on projects - from wedding invitations to creating personalized stationary to gift-wrapping.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook updates privacy settings, plans new terms of service
Mar 30, 2018 - 04:56
The data originated from a personality quiz app developed in 2013 by a Cambridge University researcher. Both of the Facebook executives willing to give evidence, Simon wrote, report directly to Zuckerberg.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Marvel's FANTASTIC FOUR Are Back
Mar 30, 2018 - 04:34
During the Marvel Legacy one-shot, we saw that Franklin and Valeria Richards were very much alive, albeit in another dimension. Marvel's new Editor in Chief CB Cebulski has finally moved back to NYC from Shanghai for a fresh start of his own.