Cyber Security News (31st March 2018)

  1. Hackers steal data of 150 million MyFitnessPal app users

MyFitnessPal is a free smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise to determine optimal caloric intake and nutrients for the users’ goals and uses gamification elements to motivate users. According to the latest report, Personal details of about 150 million users of the MyFitnessPal app were compromised in one of the biggest hacks in history, its owner has confirmed. US sportswear brand Under Armour said user names, email addresses and scrambled passwords were among the stolen data. However, payment card data was not affected. It is not cleared yet how the hackers got into its network or pulled out the data without getting caught.

Cyber Security Tips: Users are strongly recommended that reset your account password as soon as possible, if you used same email and password for different account immediately reset all, never use same password or email for multiple accounts and keep monitoring your account.

 

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