Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US army bases

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2018 01 28 – Click to read full article

IMPACT: Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed

ROOT CAUSE: details were released by Strava in a data visualisation map that shows all the activity tracked by users of its app, which allows people to record their exercise and share it with others

ROOT CAUSE: Strava announced “this update includes six times more data than before… Our global heatmap is the largest, richest, and most beautiful dataset of its kind”