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BlueBorne virus spreads through Bluetooth, even if devices not discoverable

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Internet of Things security research firm Armis has discovered a Bluetooth hack that affects most Bluetooth devices. Dubbed ‘BlueBorne,' the virus is capable of spreading through two specific Linux vulnerabilities, four Android vulnerabilities, one Windows vulnerability and one Apple vulnerability. Dangerous even if not discoverable Not only do Bluetooth-capable devices not need to be discoverable, targeted devices do not need to be connected to the attacker's device in order for BlueBorne to spread. In a paper, Armis researchers Ben Seri and Gregory Vishnepolsky clarified that targeted...
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BlueBorne Attacks Impact Billions of Bluetooth Devices

BlueBorne Attacks Impact Billions of Bluetooth Devices

2 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Guide

Windows, Android, Linux and iOS are vulnerable to attack over Bluetooth, although patches are available for most of the flaws.
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