Military tactics continue to advance in the 21st century as Russian hackers are effectively targeting NATO troop’s smart phones to “gain operational information, gauge troop strength, and intimidate soldiers.”
Imagine being able to track troop movements by hijacking geolocation information from opposing troops. Or being able to pull information from the phone and even replace it with false data. And perhaps most damaging of all, turn on the microphone during a briefing or high-level strategy meeting.
These are not just real dangers today, these strategies are actively being carried out on the front line. Click through to learn more.