Jan 20th, 2011

Uh Ohs, Trapster users might be in a bit of trouble. the company has begun notifying users of the app that alerts you to the location of speed traps and cameras so you can continue driving recklessly free of any legal ramifications that their website has been hacked, and the emails and password of thousands of users have been compromised.

Dear Trapster User:

The Trapster team has recently learned that our website has been the
target of a hacking attempt, and it is possible that your email
address and password were compromised. We have taken, and continue to
take, preventative measures to avoid future incidents but we are
recommending that you change your Trapster password. As always,
Trapster recommends that you use distinctive passwords for each site
you visit, but if you use the same password on Trapster that you use
on other services, we recommend that you change your password on those
services as well.

For information on how to reset your password or improve the security of your passwords for your Internet usage, please click FAQs.

The Trapster Team

Unless you are the type to use the same email for multiple accounts, for the most part you should be fine. If you do however happen to use your Trapster password as the one for your email account, there have already been reports of users having their accounts hacked and used for attempted spam. It might be smart to do a quick password change, in that case.

[via AndroidCommunity]

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