Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

May 16th 2023

Security Now 923

Location Tracker Behavior

Diving deep into Google and Apple's tracker spec, SpinRite update

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Category: Help & How To
  • Picture of the Week.
  • SpinRite.
  • Location Tracker Behavior.
  • Formal definitions from the specification.
  • Bluetooth LE devices have MAC addresses and therein lies a problem.
  • All devices are serialized.
  • And now, that “pairing registry”.
  • Privacy considerations.

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