NSA Warns Cellphone Location Data Could Pose National-Security Threat

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hawki, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "Disable location-sharing on apps, agency says in new guidance for military and intelligence personnel

    WASHINGTON—The National Security Agency issued new guidance on Tuesday for military and intelligence-community personnel, warning about the risks of cellphone location tracking through apps, wireless networks and Bluetooth technology.

    The detailed warning from one of the nation’s top intelligence agencies is an acknowledgment that Silicon Valley’s practice of collecting and selling cellphone location information for advertising and marketing purposes poses a serious national-security risk to many inside the government..."



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  2. guest

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    NSA offers advice on how to reduce location tracking risks
    August 4, 2020
  3. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    The NSA and other military agencies are excellent sources for OPSEC information and training.
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