Cybercasing: The Danger Of Geotagged Photos

Cybercasing: The Danger Of Geotagged Photos
technology

Uploading photos and videos online can leave you vulnerable to real life attacks.

Naresh Kumar
  • 22 july 2010

In their latest research, The International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) has reported that photos and videos posted on social networks and media sharing sites can be used to reveal the geographical location of people who post them, making them vulnerable to “cybercasing”, that is, using geotagged information embedded in the files to mount attacks in the real world.

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