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Bluetooth leaves gates wide open to cyberattacks

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Locking our house or car comes as second nature. Switching off our Bluetooth connection when we’re not using it should also be an automatic security measure. Why? Because researchers have identified an attack called BlueBorne that exploits a range of vulnerabilities inherent in Bluetooth’s implementation in several software systems –… Read more »

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Breaking smart locks is for dummies

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A security researcher has discovered that most Bluetooth security locks are laughably easy to pick. Furthermore, on investigation he found that the lock manufacturers don’t seem to care all that much, as many ignored his warnings when he got in touch. Using a variety of relatively low-tech devices, Anthony Rose… Read more »

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