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Under Armour Notifies MyFitnessPal Users Of Data Security Issue


Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 

March 29 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc ::UNDER ARMOUR NOTIFIES MYFITNESSPAL USERS OF DATA SECURITY ISSUE.UNDER ARMOUR - WORKING WITH LEADING DATA SECURITY FIRMS TO ASSIST IN ITS INVESTIGATION, AND ALSO COORDINATING WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.UNDER ARMOUR INC - AFFECTED DATA DID NOT INCLUDE GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFIERS WHICH COMPANY DOES NOT COLLECT FROM USERS.UNDER ARMOUR - ON MARCH 25, MYFITNESSPAL TEAM BECAME AWARE UNAUTHORIZED PARTY ACQUIRED DATA ASSOCIATED WITH MYFITNESSPAL USER ACCOUNTS IN LATE FEB 2018.UNDER ARMOUR INC - CO'S INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING, BUT INDICATES THAT ABOUT 150 MILLION USER ACCOUNTS WERE AFFECTED BY ISSUE.UNDER ARMOUR INC - FOUR DAYS AFTER LEARNING OF ISSUE, CO BEGAN NOTIFYING MYFITNESSPAL COMMUNITY VIA EMAIL & THROUGH IN-APP MESSAGING.UNDER ARMOUR - PAYMENT CARD DATA WAS NOT AFFECTED BECAUSE IT IS COLLECTED AND PROCESSED SEPARATELY.UNDER ARMOUR INC - INVESTIGATION INDICATES THAT AFFECTED INFORMATION INCLUDED USERNAMES, EMAIL ADDRESSES, AND HASHED PASSWORDS.