Spotify Has Been Hacked, User’s Data Accessed
Spotify has been hacked and at least one user's data has been accessed, according to the music streamer. Spotfy says it has launched an investigation and believes that the breach only involves one user. Nevertheless, Spotify strengthening its security and saying that all Android users will be asked to update their apps within the next few days.
From the Spotify blog:
"As an extra safety step, we are going to guide Android app users to upgrade over the next few days. If Spotify prompts you for an upgrade, please follow the instructions. As always, Spotify does not recommend installing Android applications from anywhere other than Google Play, Amazon Appstore or https://m.spotify.com/. At this time there is no action recommended for iOS and Windows Phone users.
…We have taken steps to strengthen our security systems in general and help protect you and your data – and we will continue to do so. We will be taking further actions in the coming days to increase security for our users."