It was the occasion they "had a problem". I went to use Evernote one day and devices that were logged in were suddenly prompting me for a password. I didn't understand why my password was not being accepted so I trigged the reset process. I then came here to the discussion area and found out what was going on. At no time did I ever receive an email from Evernote explaining the issue, and I know other EN users who also didn't get notification, although I know some did.
Re Google and "looking after your information". Maybe hacked was the wrong word, but for many years I worked in data