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Fitness app revealed data on military, intelligence personnel

Phys.org - Mon 9 Jul 18

Mobile fitness app Polar has suspended its location tracking feature after security researchers found it had revealed sensitive data on military and intelligence personnel from 69 countries.

Polar fitness app exposed location of soldiers and government agents

Techspot - Mon 9 Jul 18

Polar's line of smart devices are able to connect to the company’s fitness app, Polar Flow, where users can record their activities and routes on a publicly viewable ‘Explore’ map. The ...

Security lapse as app app Polar Flow exposes MI6 and GCHQ personnel

Daily Mail - Mon 9 Jul 18

Finnish fitness tracking app Polar Flow exposed the names and whereabouts of 6,400 users exercising at sensitive intelligence and government facilities around the world.

Polar fitness data exposes homes of soldiers and intelligence agents

Engadget - Sun 8 Jul 18

Strava isn't the only fitness tech company grappling with the security implications of its fitness tracking. Bellingcat and De Correspondent have discovered that Polar's Flow ...

Polar Fitness suspends its global activity map after privacy concerns

The Verge - Sun 8 Jul 18

Finish fitness company Polar has temporarily suspended Explore, its global activity map after a pair of reports from De Correspondent and Bellingcat (via ZDNet) pointed out flaws ...

Polar’s popular fitness app inadvertently revealed military personnel’s addresses

Techradar - Sun 8 Jul 18

Security loophole in Polar Flow fitness tracking app gives up name and home address of military personnel and more.