If you were reading the news a week or so ago you probably saw this headline: “Fitness App Exposes Classified US Military Bases”. Unsuspecting users of a popular fitness app Strava were surprised to discover it posts movement on the internet for all to see. Apparently some of these users were US military personnel stationed in classified military bases around the World.
Do you know what data the apps on your phone collect, or what it is used for? Read the user agreements before installing apps. They are often seen as a nuisance, but they are vital when understanding how your data is used.