SC Media: Under Armour: unauthorized third party accessed 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts

March 29, 2018 — Under Armour: unauthorized third party accessed 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts

Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by SC Media disclosing that Under Armour notified MyFitnessPal users that an unauthorized third party accessed usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords in about 150 million accounts in late February.

The re-use of passwords in situations like this may seem like short lapse in judgment, but this data that aligns names and email addresses with passwords is a potential disaster for anyone who reuses their passwords across multiple sites and accounts. Anyone who thinks they may have reused their MyFitnessPal password on other sites needs to change each account password and track all account activity carefully.

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