Posted by: macintoshsisters | December 5, 2006

Nike, iPod Sports Kit Tracks Users?

Nike, iPod Sports Kit Tracks Users?
Techtree News Staff Email Print

Apparently, owning a Nike+iPod Sports kit is no longer reason to get excited about…

A student of Computer Science from the University of Washington, T Scott Saponas, has reportedly discovered that this very same kit can be used as a tracking device.

In other words, the Nike+iPod makes a user vulnerable to potential surveillance, thereby generating privacy and personal security problems if the transmissions of the in-shoe sensor are captured.

Full article at TechTree


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