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Apple’s Find My Network Can be Abused to Exfiltrate Data From Nearby Devices

May 17, 2021

Latest research has demonstrated a new exploit that enables arbitrary data to be uploaded from devices that are not connected to the Internet by simply sending “Find My Bluetooth” broadcasts to nearby Apple devices.

“It’s possible to upload arbitrary data from non-internet-connected devices by sending Find My [Bluetooth Low Energy] broadcasts to nearby Apple devices that then upload the data for you,” Positive Security researcher Fabian Bräunlein said in a technical write-up disclosed last week.

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