In Canada, the authorities noted that several thefts of luxury cars had been carried out with the help of Apple’s AirTag “cookie”.
AirTagswanted to be a small anti revolution and anti-theft but, since their release, a bad aura surrounds these small capsules. Futura had already explained that the and the were not the strong point of AirTags and that Apple is not doing anything to fix this situation. It is now on the very use of these beacons that there is diversion. Instead of making it possible to find what has been lost or stolen, it has become a useful gadget for and the car.
In Canada, York Regional Police havethat, since September, the criminals conceal AirTags on the luxury vehicles which they target in order to steal them. The thefts have taken place in the past three months and five were stolen in this way. In these situations, the method was the same: the was placed on the coupling or the hatch used to supply electricity to a trailer. Then, the thief (s) checked that the owner of the vehicle parked it at his home and outside to come and burglarize it.
An alert system in case of follow-up by an unknown AirTag
If criminals use AirTags, it is because the brand is very widespread in North America and the small beacons are indeed very easy to use with a device.. L’ “Find My” allows you to follow AirTags more precisely and quickly, unlike other Bluetooth trackers on the market, with the exception of autonomous.
The story does not tell how the Canadian police came to know that AirTags were used on these flights. In any case, to avoid this kind of disappointment, it is possible to know if an AirTag that does not belong to you, is following you. It is in any case a function integrated into iOS 14.5. It displays alerts if there are any. It also works with someAndroid.