March 29, 2018 / 9:25 PM / 6 months ago

UPDATE 1-Under Armour discloses breach of 150 mln MyFitnessPal user accounts

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March 29 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc said on Thursday some personal details of about 150 million user accounts of its food and nutrition app and website, MyFitnessPal, were breached last month.

The announcement of the breach, which could be among the largest cyberattacks, sent the company's shares down 2.4 percent in aftermarket trade.

The data affected includes usernames, emails and encrypted passwords, the company said.

The breach did not affect Social Security numbers, driver license numbers and payment card data, the athletic apparel maker said.

The company said it became aware of the breach on March 25 and have started notifying users.

Under Armour is working with data security firms to assist in its investigation and also coordinating with law enforcement authorities.

MyFitnessPal is one of the most positively reviewed apps in the Apple and Android app stores and allows users to track calories, set execise goals, integrate data from other devices and share achievements on social media networks such as Facebook.

Under Armour bought MyFitnessPal in 2015 for $475 million.

Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru

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