Is an ‘unwanted’ Apple AirTag tracking you? Here’s how to tell — and what you can do


For those without an Apple device or smartphone, an unknown AirTag will alert you by making a sound. — Photo by Mark Chan on Unsplash

There’s a growing concern over how a tiny, useful device created by Apple — meant to help locate misplaced items — can be used for “unwanted tracking.”

Several reports about how “bad actors” have used Apple AirTags for stalking and even carjackings have emerged since they came out in April 2021.

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