October 19, 2021
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Apple’s AirDrop leaks users’ PII, and there’s not much they can do about it

EnlargeAppleAirDrop, the feature that allows Mac and iPhone users to wirelessly transfer files between devices, is leaking user emails and phone numbers, and there's not much anyone can do to stop it other than to turn it off, researchers said. AirDrop uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy to establish direct connections with nearby devices so they c...