Posted by : brij fbEducator Monday, 9 July 2018

Over the weekend, media outlets De Correspondent and Bellingcat reported that they were able to uncover the names of more than 6,400 military and intelligence agency personnel in many countries – simply by looking up their fitness activities in Polar’s insecure app. To be clear, the reporters didn’t have to breach any networks: they simply accessed the company’s Flow app, which is used by owners of Polar fitness trackers to log their workouts – including the routes they take during their runs and jogs. Essentially, they simply looked up the Explore map in the app to find people working out…

This story continues at The Next Web

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