Without revealing any information about the breach publically via their blog or social media accounts, Flightradar24 started sending out emails earlier this week with a password reset link, asking them to change their passwords.

Flightradar24-hacked

"The security breach may have compromised the email addresses and hashed passwords for a small subset of Flightradar24 users (those who registered prior to March 16, 2016)," the company said.

"We have already invalidated your old password and the link in the email will allow you to create a new password."

To protect accounts of its customers, in case hackers manage to crack some passwords from the list, Flightradar24 has already expired previous passwords for the affected user, forcing them to set a new password before accessing their accounts.

However, it would also be a great idea to change your passwords on other online services and platforms as well, if you share the same credentials.

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