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Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Cracking Bluetooth

I wondered how long it would be before someone jumped on someone else’s Bluetooth phone to get on the internet…  I didn’t see a mention of how they were going to fix it.. Other than just turning Bluetooth off, which really isn’t an answer is it? 

Security firm can connect to some Bluetooth phones and extract data quietly: Flaws in some phones allowed this group of researchers to write a tool that lets them simply connect, extract, and depart without a Bluetooth pairing procedure or alerting the phone's owner....
[Wi-Fi Networking News]