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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Burglars using cycling ‘fitness and route planner’ phone apps to steal from homes | Hull Daily Mail

WARNING:  Wayne Preston, of Cliff Pratt Cycles, is warning cyclists to use privacy settings on mobile phone apps.       Picture: Jerome Ellerby
WARNING: Wayne Preston, of Cliff Pratt Cycles, is warning cyclists to use privacy settings on mobile phone apps. Picture: Jerome Ellerby

BURGLARS are using free cycling apps for directions to homes where expensive bikes are stored.
Mobile phone apps such as Strava and MapMyRide are used to record detailed route maps via satellites, as well as data such as average speed, elevation and the number of calories burnt on rides.

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