The post covers several categories of information that can be gleaned from examining Strava’s fitness tracker data, ranging from enabling the identification of secret military facilities in “dark areas” to specific identifiable behaviour patterns of at-risk individuals.
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Citizen Lab research partner Open Effect today announced the release of the full report detailing our year-long research collaboration into the privacy and security of wearable fitness tracking devices.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow and Executive Director of OpenEffect Andrew Hilts was interviewed by Fox8 News Cleveland regarding privacy concerns with popular fitness trackers, including Apple, Fitbit, and Basis. The findings were detailed in the report “Every Step You Fake: A Comparative Analysis of Fitness Tracker Privacy and Security.”
A new report describing major security and privacy issues in several leading wearable fitness tracking devices and accompanying mobile applications. The research examined offerings by Apple, Basis, Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, Mio, Withings, and Xiaomi.