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Study: Fitness Trackers Vulnerable to Monitoring


A new report out of the University of Texas finds that certain fitness trackers leave their wearers vulnerable to monitoring.

At risk devices include some of the top-selling brands that monitor wearers’ vitals such as heart rates, sleeping patterns and movement.

The study examined eight popular wrist-worn trackers and tested how each device interacts with mobile apps and their manufacturers’ computer servers.

What they found will shock you. Check out the full article from here.