4 Major Threats to Bluetooth Devices
Bluetooth is an open standard wireless technology for exchanging data over short-range radio frequencies from fixed to mobile devices by creating Wireless Personal Area Networks.
Here are some of the threats to Bluetooth device security…
Bluejacking refers to anonymously sending an electronic business card or photo to another Bluetooth user.
A Bluetooth attack is launched using the Bluejacking technique.
It allows an attacker to access the address book, contact information , email and text messages on another user’s mobile phone.
Bluesniping uses a highly directional antenna and laptop to establish connections with Bluetooth-enabled devices from more than half a mile away.
#4 War Nibbling
War nibbling refers to finding unsecured or unpatched Bluetooth connections and cruising for open 802.11 networks .
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