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Report exposes ease of tracking U.S. soldiers' mobile phones, raising security concerns

CBS, 28 Apr 2021
In 2016, a U.S. defense contractor made a startling discovery when it was working on a software prototype: it found it could track military operations through the apps on American soldiers' mobile devices. Byron Tau, a Wall Street Journal reporter who was first to cover this story, joined CBSN to discuss the potential risks for national security.

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