Apple’s AirTags are a great way to track items like bags, keys, and more. Using the vast network of Apple devices, it can be easy to pinpoint something that you’re tracking with an AirTag. You can track items because when the come in range of an Apple device, their location is recorded, without violating the privacy of the owner of the device that spots the AirTag. And this tracking can be very efficient, even over long distances.
A security researcher has found that, if you mark an AirTag as lost, it’s possible to include code in the phone number field, which could lead the person finding that AirTag to a malicious website.
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