Fitness App Reveals Too Much About MilitaryJanuary 30, 2018 | :
by Eoin Blackwell
A heat map published on the Internet by fitness tracking company Strava may have been inadvertently giving away sensitive secrets. An Australian student used the service to reveal the locations and activities of soldiers at U.S. military bases.
Twenty-year-old university student Nathan Ruser stumbled across the map on a blog and was inspired to look more closely after his dad reportedly observed that the map gave a snapshot of “where rich white people are” in the world.
So Ruser got to thinking.
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