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This article was published on January 20, 2011

    Trapster App is hacked! 10 million users’ passwords at risk

    Trapster App is hacked! 10 million users’ passwords at risk
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    In a recent report by ZDNet we learned that Trapster, every speed demon’s favorite iPhone app was hacked today. Trapster’s 10 million plus users received the following e-mail notifying them of the attack.

    Trapster recently made our list of 2010’s best travel apps, because the highly rated app alerts you as you approach speed traps, red lights, speed cameras, police check points, accidents and other roadway hazards. It operates like a social network, similar to Waze, reporting information from over 10 million users.

    With over 10 million user passwords likely compromised, it may no longer be every road demon’s favorite app for much longer. We suggest you check out Waze if you’re really worried about future Trapster use.

    If you are a Trapster user, quickly change your login credentials, and change your password/login information for any other services where you’ve used the same email/password combination.