Fitness tracker Strava accidentally revealed the location of secret military bases


Опубликованно 13.04.2018 08:03

Fitness tracker Strava accidentally revealed the location of secret military bases

They say that if long to look at the data flows, you can see the patterns (and even my eyes hurt). So the developer of a fitness app Strava unexpectedly revealed the location of the pack a secret US military bases.

They say that if long to look at the data flows, you can see the patterns (and even my eyes hurt). So the developer of a fitness app Strava unexpectedly revealed the location of the pack a secret US military bases. How did this game

Strava is one of the most popular fitness apps. One of its main functions is the counting of steps, which the program uses GPS. Gathered under its roof more than a million users, the developers published a detailed Strava heat map of cross-country trails app users around the world. And on this map, curious people considered duplicate routes Jogging. For example, in the Afghan mountains, the harbour of Djibouti or the Syrian desert, where the tourists are virtually unable to get physically.

As it turned out, the military also love Strava and use the app for a morning Jogging. As in the base run nowhere, the route most repeats day after day. Thanks to these routes turned out detailed maps of military bases, some of which can even estimate the approximate location of buildings base. There\'s even a recurring cycle route along the famous "Area 51". Google Maps so you do not show.

Immediately after draining, Colonel, U.S. air force John Thomas gave an interview to The Washington Post, where he said that the military has estimated the damage from Strava. Burn that all employees will take technique. Not for nothing because they at one time were forbidden to play Pokemon Go.

Source: The Verge



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