MyFitnessPal parent company Under Armour just announced that the personal data of 150 million users was accessed in a data breach. The app is a popular for its meal logging and calorie tracking functionality.
Accessed data included usernames, emails addresses, and hashed (encrypted) passwords. No payment info was breached.
Under Armour detailed the steps it is taking in a notice to users:
- We are notifying MyFitnessPal users to provide information on how they can protect their data.
- We will be requiring MyFitnessPal users to change their passwords and urge users to do so immediately.
- We continue to monitor for suspicious activity and to coordinate with law enforcement authorities.
- We continue to make enhancements to our systems to detect and prevent unauthorized access to user information.
The company also recommend that users change their password for any other account that used similar information as the MyFitnessPal info.