Fitness tracking apps have inadvertently revealed the locations of secret US military sites in the world’s most remote locations. However, it isn’t the first time technological blunders have given away valuable American secrets.
In light of the embarrassing setback for US clandestine operations, RT.com looks back at some of the most unfortunate security breaches in recent times.
In 2013, satellite images available on Bing Maps revealed a remote airstrip in the Saudi Arabian desert. Based on the design of the outbuildings, some reports suggested that it was a secret US drone base. The existence of such a facility was first reported in the New York Times earlier that year.