China Cracks Apple’s AirDrop to Extract Phone Numbers and Emails from Alleged Threat Actors

China is cracking down on Apple’s AirDrop close-range wireless communication protocol in a bid to stop alleged malicious actors from sending “illegal” files to members of the public. The Chinese government has long controlled how Apple customers consume and share content inside the Great Firewall. Activists in China have few tools at their disposal to speak out, leading many to employ Apple’s AirDrop feature to covertly share content with nearby iPhone users. As highlighted by Bloomberg [https
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