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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

How special ops could exploit information people are already sharing online

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With data being broadcasted everyday all over the internet, the US Special Operations Command has dedicated research toward keeping information secure. Researchers are currently looking at the potential for security to be breached  through biometric data such as fingerprints. Not only can it make it easier to identify users of digital media, but what people share on social media can allow for unwanted profiling. Intelligence may be able to track patterns of trends, concerns, and crisis by following posts online. Companies like Facebook have already been gathering personal data for commercial purposes, and the military intends to catch up. 

Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2019/09/04/how-special-ops-could-exploit-information-people-are-already-sharing-online/

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