Nuclear flash cards: US secrets exposed on learning apps

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Washington (AFP) – US troops charged with guarding nuclear weapons in Europe used popular education websites to create flash cards, exposing their exact locations and top-secret security protocols, according to the investigative site Bellingcat Friday. To familiarize themselves with things like which shelters in various locations had “hot” vaults with live nuclear bombs, with security patrol schedules, and with identification badge details, the soldiers created digital flash card sets on apps like Chegg Prep, Quizlet and Cram.  “By simply searching online for terms publicly known to be associa…

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