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Australian contact-tracing app leaks telling info and increases chances of third-party tracking, say security folks

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The phone model is likely so they can identify the Android devices making garbage Bluetooth scans when the drivers aren't fully to spec and can add special handling or filter them out. E.g. some devices use a positive number for RSSI instead of negative.

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