Could Your Fitness Tracker Be Making Your Personal Information Vulnerable? | TODAY

Could Your Fitness Tracker Be Making Your Personal Information Vulnerable? | TODAY
24 Jul
11:15

>>> WERE BACK, WITH A NEW >>> WERE BACK, WITH A NEW "ROSSEN REPORTS" "ROSSEN REPORTS

" COULD YOUR FITNESS TRACKER BE COULD YOUR FITNESS TRACKER BE EXPOSING YOUR PRIVATE EXPOSING YOUR PRIVATE INFORMATION TO HACKERS INFORMATION TO HACKERS >> JEFF ROSSEN TOOK THAT ONE ON >> JEFF ROSSEN TOOK THAT ONE ON >> YOU USE THEM? >> YOU USE THEM? >> I HAVE ONE RIGHT NOW

>> I HAVE ONE RIGHT NOW >> SHOWING IT OFF >> SHOWING IT OFF GET YOUR 10,000 STEPS IN SO MANY PEOPLE ARE USING THEM, SO MANY PEOPLE ARE USING THEM, WEARABLE DEVICES LIKE SAVANNAH

WEARABLE DEVICES LIKE SAVANNAH AND ALSO, APPS LIKE THIS ONE, AND ALSO, APPS LIKE THIS ONE, TRACKING YOUR EVERY MOVE, YOUR EVERY MOTION, DOCUMENTING YOUR EVERY MOTION, DOCUMENTING YOUR HEALTH AND PERSONAL HABITS HEALTH AND PERSONAL HABITS THIS WEEK, THAT FITNESS TRACKERS REVEALED THE SECRET LOCATIONS OF REVEALED THE SECRET LOCATIONS OF US

MILITARY BASES US MILITARY BASES HOW MUCH OF OUR INFORMATION IS HOW MUCH OF OUR INFORMATION IS BEING RECORDED? BEING RECORDED? IF THE MILITARY CAN BE EXPOSED, IF THE MILITARY CAN BE EXPOSED, HOW VULNERABLE ARE THE REST OF HOW VULNERABLE ARE THE REST OF US? US? THIS MORNING, WE HAVE THE THIS MORNING, WE HAVE THE ANSWERS

ANSWERS THEYRE AMAZING TOOLS TO LOSE WEIGHTAMAZING TOOLS TO LOSE WEIGHT FITNESS TRACKERS AND APPS, MONITORING OUR STEPS, OUR HEART MONITORING OUR STEPS, OUR HEART RATE, EVEN OUR EXACT LOCATIONS RATE, EVEN OUR EXACT LOCATIONS

ONE OF THOSE APPS, STRAVA, HAS A ONE OF THOSE APPS, STRAVA, HAS A HEAT MOPAP SHOWING WHERE MILLION HEAT MOPAP SHOWING WHERE MILLION OF USERS ARE OF USERS ARE JUST DAYS AGO, US TROOPS WERE JUST DAYS AGO, U

S TROOPS WERE EXPOSED EXPOSED THEY WERE EXERCISING WHILE USING THE APP AND THEIR SECRETLE USING THE APP AND THEIR SECRET LOCATIONS APPEARED ON THE MAP LOCATIONS APPEARED ON THE MAP

A STUDENT IN AUSTRALIA FIRST A STUDENT IN AUSTRALIA FIRST DISCOVERED IT DISCOVERED IT >> THEY WERE RUNNING UP THEIR >> THEY WERE RUNNING UP THEIR DRIVEWAY DRIVEWAY YOU CAN FOLLOW THE ROUTE FOR A YOU CAN FOLLOW THE ROUTE FOR A RUN

RUN >> Reporter: I DOWNLOADED THE >> Reporter: I DOWNLOADED THE SAME APP THAT THE TROOPS WERE SAME APP THAT THE TROOPS WERE USING ON MY PHONE RIGHT HERE ITS CALLED STRAVARIGHT HERE ITS CALLED STRAVA

THIS IS IT THIS IS IT IM WEARING THIS FITBIT IONIC IM WEARING THIS FITBIT IONIC VERY POPULAR HERE IN AMERICA

VERY POPULAR HERE IN AMERICA WHAT DO THE TRACKERS KNOW ABOUT WHAT DO THE TRACKERS KNOW ABOUT ME? ME? THERES GPS BUILT IN CAN A HACKER GET THAT CAN A HACKER GET THAT INFORMATION, LEARN ALL ABOUT INFORMATION, LEARN ALL ABOUT EVERY HABIT I HAVE EVERY HABIT I HAVE TO FIND OUT HERE I AM AT NEWARK TO FIND OUT HERE I AM AT NEWARK AIRPORT, NEW JERSEY, GOING TO AIRPORT, NEW JERSEY, GOING TO MEET WITH A SECURITY EXPERT AND MEET WITH A SECURITY EXPERT AND WERE GOING TO SEE WHAT HE CAN WERE GOING TO SEE WHAT HE CAN FIND OUT ABOUT ME

FIND OUT ABOUT ME THE NEXT DAY, IM ALL OVER THE NEXT DAY, IM ALL OVER CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE MY FITNESS TRACKER IS RECORDING MY FITNESS TRACKER IS RECORDING

I HAVE THEM CALLED UP I HAVE THEM CALLED UP FITBIT KNOWS IM AT THE MIDNIGHT DINER KNOWS IM AT THE MIDNIGHT DINER LET ME SWITCH OVER TO STRAVA

LET ME SWITCH OVER TO STRAVA STRAVA DOES, TOO MIDNIGHT DINER, RIGHT THERE MIDNIGHT DINER, RIGHT THERE OFF AGAIN, THE TRACKERS OFF AGAIN, THE TRACKERS FOLLOWING ALONG

FOLLOWING ALONG THATS A BANK ATM, PULLING OUT THATS A BANK ATM, PULLING OUT MONEY MONEY TAKING A WALK ON A BEAUTIFUL DAY TAKING A WALK ON A BEAUTIFUL DAY HERE AT FREEDOM PARK HERE AT FREEDOM PARK

ON ITS WEBSITE, FITBIT ON ITS WEBSITE, FITBIT ACKNOWLEDGES IT COLLECTS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGES IT COLLECTS YOUR DATA DATA IT CAN SHARE YOUR NAME, E-MAIL IT CAN SHARE YOUR NAME, E-MAIL OR ADDRESS, UNDER EXTREMELY LYLY OR ADDRESS, UNDER EXTREMELY LYLY LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES IF A HACKER WERE TO BREACH THIS IF A HACKER WERE TO BREACH THIS SYSTEM OR ANY OTHERS ON THE MARKET, YOUR INFORMATION COULD MARKET, YOUR INFORMATION COULD BE COMPROMISED

BE COMPROMISED THATS WHAT CYBER SECURITY JEFF THATS WHAT CYBER SECURITY JEFF POLLARD IS TRYING TO DO TO MY POLLARD IS TRYING TO DO TO MY ACCOUNT, HOLED UP IN THIS HOE ACCOUNT, HOLED UP IN THIS HOE LEL ROOM LEL ROOM HOTEL ROOM HOTEL ROOM >> LOOKS LIKE YOU FLEW OUT OF >> LOOKS LIKE YOU FLEW OUT OF NEWARK AIRPORT, LAST NIGHT, TO NEWARK AIRPORT, LAST NIGHT, TO CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE

IS THAT RIGHT? >> Reporter: YEAH >> Reporter: YEAH >> LOOKS LIKE YOU ONLY GOT ABOUT >> LOOKS LIKE YOU ONLY GOT ABOUT FIVE HOURS SLEEP LAST NIGHT FIVE HOURS SLEEP LAST NIGHT >> Reporter: HOW DO YOU KNOW >> Reporter: HOW DO YOU KNOW THIS? THIS? >> BECAUSE I HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR FITBIT ACCOUNT

VE ACCESS TO YOUR FITBIT ACCOUNT I COMPROMISED IT I COMPROMISED IT EVERYTHING YOU RECORDED I HAVE EVERYTHING YOU RECORDED I HAVE ACCESS TO ACCESS TO

>> Reporter: HOW DID HE DO IT? >> Reporter: HOW DID HE DO IT? EASY EASY HE SENT ME THIS FAKE FISHING HE SENT ME THIS FAKE FISHING E-MAIL, FROM FITBIT SERVICES, ASKING ME TO LOG IN, A COMMON ASKING ME TO LOG IN, A COMMON HACKER TACTIC HACKER TACTIC WHEN I DID, BOOM, HE HAD FULL WHEN I DID, BOOM, HE HAD FULL ACCESS

ACCESS >> AROUND 8:00, 9:00 THIS >> AROUND 8:00, 9:00 THIS MORNING, YOU WENT TO A BANK >> Reporter: WHICH BANK?ANK >> Reporter: WHICH BANK? >> BANK OF AMERICA >> BANK OF AMERICA

AND YOU DID SOME SIGHTSEEING AND YOU DID SOME SIGHTSEEING WENT DOWN TO FREEDOM PARK NEAR WENT DOWN TO FREEDOM PARK NEAR THE WATER THE WATER >> Reporter: THAT IS CREEPY

>> Reporter: THAT IS CREEPY HOW IS THIS DANGEROUS? HOW IS THIS DANGEROUS? >> I KNOW WHEN YOU WORK, WHEN YOURE AT HOME, WHEN YOU TAKEN YOURE AT HOME, WHEN YOU TAKE YOUR KIDS TO SCHOOL YOUR KIDS TO SCHOOL THAT CREATES A RECIPE FOR SIBLER THAT CREATES A RECIPE FOR SIBLER STALKING STALKING

NOW, I HAVE A BREEDING GROUND NOW, I HAVE A BREEDING GROUND FOR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY ON TOP OF FOR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY ON TOP OF STALKING STALKING >> Reporter: FITBIT SAYS IT ONLY >> Reporter: FITBIT SAYS IT ONLY SHARES PERSONAL DATA AT USERS SHARES PERSONAL DATA AT USERS REQUEST, TO PARTNERS THAT REQUEST, TO PARTNERS THAT PROVIDES SERVICES PROVIDES SERVICES ALSO SAYING, ITS COMMITTED TO ALSO SAYING, ITS COMMITTED TO PROTECTING THE PRIVACY AND PROTECTING THE PRIVACY AND SECURITY OF OUR USERS

SECURITY OF OUR USERS STRAVA DIDNT COMMENT STRAVA DIDNT COMMENT >> THE BOTTOM LINE IS, THESE >> THE BOTTOM LINE IS, THESE DEVICES ARE USEFUL DEVICES ARE USEFUL

BUT THEY CAN BE USED FOR EVIL BUT THEY CAN BE USED FOR EVIL AND WE HAVE TO BE AWARE OF THAT >> BY THE WAY, STRAVA AND FITBIT >> BY THE WAY, STRAVA AND FITBIT HAVE A PRIVACY SETTING YOU CAN HAVE A PRIVACY SETTING YOU CAN OPT OUT OF OPT OUT OF THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO WHEN YOU BUY ONE OF THE DEVICES WHEN YOU BUY ONE OF THE DEVICES OR APPS, GET ON THAT SETTING AND OR APPS, GET ON THAT SETTING AND CLICK ON PRIVATE CLICK ON PRIVATE

AND WE HAVE MORE TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATIONO KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION PERSONAL AND SAFE ON OUR WEB PERSONAL AND SAFE ON OUR WEB SITE, RIGHT NOW, SITE, RIGHT NOW, TODAYCOM/ROSSENREPORTS TODAYCOM/ROSSENREPORTS >> THATS CREEPY

>> THATS CREEPY >> IT KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE

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