Apple Issues Android App To Find “Malicious” AirTags

The Verge reports:

Apple has released an app called Tracker Detect, which the company says will let Android users search for AirTags or other Find My-compatible trackers, such as the Chipolo One Spot tracking tag.

Apple announced that this app was coming in June, promising that it would allow Android users to find potentially malicious trackers being used without their knowledge.

Unlike on iOS, though, it doesn’t seem like this app will constantly do scans in the background and alert you if something is up — it’s purely a manual search.

Read the full article. Earlier this month it was reported that thieves are using AirTags to track and steal luxury vehicles.