Yesterday, nutrition tracker MyFitnessPal
announced that over 150,000,000 accounts had been hacked. Your #cheatdays are now floating around the shady parts of the Internet.
"American enemies knowing how much raw Chipotle we regularly shovel into our mouths is an undeniable battlefield advantage." – Mike Isaac
In all seriousness, the breach isn't good news. Emails and hashed passwords were leaked, meaning if you've used MyFitnessPal before, change your passwords. Like, now.
Now is also a good to chance to protect yourself from future hacks:
😱 Have I Been Pwned?
will inform you if one of your accounts was compromised. They've cataloged over 4.9 Billion hacked accounts.
🔍 Alphabet's Outline
is an open-sourced VPN builder for anybody. Instead of trusting some shady company with all of your traffic, you can build your own private network that protects all of your data.
🦊 Mozilla's Facebook Container
just launched to block Facebook from tracking you around the internet. Don't tell Zuck 😳
is better than storing your passwords on a post-it note, and they have powerful integrations with literally every browser.
is the Snapchat of credit cards, generating a new (potentially ephemeral) credit card for every transaction.
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