Under Armour says 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts compromised in data breach

Sportswear brand Under Armour announced today that its subsidiary MyFitnessPal was affected in a significant data beach, compromising as many as 150 million accounts. Account information involved in the breach includes user names, email addresses, and hashed passwords, but no financial information like credit card numbers or government or identifiers like social security numbers.

Under Armour acquired MyFitnessPal, a website and mobile app for tracking diet and exercise activity, in 2015 for $475 million, when MyFitnessPal had 80 million users. The service has since more than doubled in size thanks in part to the company’s largely agnostic approach to apps and fitness trackers, nearly all of which can be plugged into MyFitnessPal for…

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