Under Armour announcement:March 29, 2018
Under Armour Notifies MyFitnessPal Users Of Data Security Issue
BALTIMORE, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UAA) today announced that it is notifying users of MyFitnessPal - the company's food and nutrition application and website - about a data security issue. On March 25, the MyFitnessPal team became aware that an unauthorized party acquired data associated with MyFitnessPal user accounts in late February 2018. The company quickly took steps to determine the nature and scope of the issue and to alert the MyFitnessPal community of the incident.
What happened at Under Armour?The athletic wear company announced Thursday that an unauthorized party gained access to the data tied to its fitness app, MyFitnessPal. The breach, which took place late February 2018, affected approximately 150 million user accounts.
The related information that was accessed includes:
- Email addresses
- Hashed passwords
The company is urging MyFitnessPal app users to update passwords immediately.