Fitness apps can be used to track down names and addresses of users

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Fitness apps can be used to track down names and addresses of users - The apps were used to find names and home addresses of people working in sensitive locations

A team of journalists from de Correspondent in the Netherlands has discovered that certain fitness apps can be used to track down names and home addresses of their users. The security flaw was first brought to the attention of the team by Foeke Postma (a volunteer with the Bellingcat open source intelligence collective), who...
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It's pretty terrifying! :eek: Although I'm amazed that people working at these kind of locations would use an app that tracks their location...
 

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