AirTags Help Company CEO Find Stolen Scooter

Apple’s AirTags come in handy in a wide variety of scenarios, and while they’re not necessarily supposed to be used this way, they can even come in handy when trying to track stolen goods.

Trail of Bits CEO Dan Guido has recently demonstrated how everything works, as he managed to track down and recover his stolen scooter after receiving information from the AirTags that were previously installed on the scooter.

“My scooter was stolen last week. Unknown to the thief, I hid two Airtags inside it. I was able to use the Apple Find My network and UWB direction finding to recover the scooter today,” Guido explained in a series of tweets published a few days ago.

“I hid two Airtags inside the scooter: one “decoy” in the wheel well and a second, more subtle, one inside the stem. Covered in black duct tape, they’re hard to see.”

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