Every step you fake

A new study compiled by Citizen Lab and the Munk School of Global Affairs, called “Every Step You Fake: A Comparative Analysis of Fitness Tracker Privacy and Security”, reveals fitness trackers are not secure at all. Think: the devices gave up owners’ whereabouts while accompanying apps spilled login credentials and failed to protect against interception and tampering when they were transmitting data between the smartphone, the wearable device and the wearable company’s own servers. Bottom Line: is anyone surprised?